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Type 072A  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2003
Total Production: 15
Origin: China
Corporations: Dalian Liaonan Shipyard
Parent System: Type 072A
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2003
Total Production: 15
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Description: The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Type 072A Yuting-II is a class of large landing ships developed as an enlarged version of the Type 072-III landing craft adding an aft helicopter deck for a medium-sized helicopter and more room for troops. The 5,000-ton class vessels propulsion system is based on two diesel engines developing a top speed of 21 knots. These ships can transport a payload of 500 tons and are provided with one dual 37mm gun to provide fire support during landing operations. The ship accommodates up to 250 fully equipped marines. The Type 072A ships carry four landing crafts, up to 10 tanks or 16 trucks. The PLAN commissioned 15 vessels built by Dalian Shipyard between 2003 and 2016.

Type 072A Specifications

Crew: 104
Number of Engines: 2
Number of Landing Crafts: 4
Number of Vehicles: 8
Troops: 250
Beam: 16.4 meter (54 foot)
Draft: 2.80 meter (9.19 foot)
Length: 120 meter (394 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 37 millimeter
Max Range at Cruise Speed: 3,000 nautical mile
Total Combined Power: 19,252 hp (14.4 MW)
Economical Speed: 14 knot
Top Speed: 21 knot (10.8 mps)
Mission Endurance: 20 day
Cargo: 500 ton
Full Displacement: 5,000 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 151

Type 072A Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
911 Tianzhu Shan-2003-
912 Daqing Shan-2003-
913 Baxian Shan-2003-
992 Huading Shan-2003-
993 Luoxiao Shan-2003-
994 Daiyun Shan-2003-
995 Wanyang Shan-2003-
996 Laotie Shan-2004-
997 Yunwusha-2004-
981 Dabie Shan-2015-
982 Taihang Shan-2015-
916 Tianmu Shan-Jan 2016-
914 Wuyishan-7 Mar 2016-
915 Culaishan-7 Mar 2016-
917 Wutaishan-7 Mar 2016-

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