Type 072  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1980
Total Production: 7
Also Known As: Type 072-I, Type 072-II and Yukan
Origin: China
Corporations: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding
Parent System: Type 072
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1980
Total Production: 7
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Description: The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Type 072 Yukan is a class of large landing ships designed to carry troops and equipment to enemy shores. The 4,000-ton class vessels propulsion system is based on two diesel engine developing 14,400-bhp and a top speed of 18 knots. These ships can transport a payload of 500 tons and are provided with two dual 57mm guns to provide fire support during landing operations for up to 200 fully equipped marines. The PLAN commissioned seven vessels built by Zhonghua Shipyard between 1980 and 1995.

Type 072 Specifications

Crew: 110
Number of Engines: 2
Troops: 200
Beam: 15.3 meter (50 foot)
Draft: 2.90 meter (9.51 foot)
Length: 120 meter (394 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 57 millimeter
Total Combined Power: 14,400 bhp (10.7 MW)
Top Speed: 18 knot (9.25 mps)
Cargo: 500 ton
Full Displacement: 4,170 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
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Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Type 072 News

There is 1 news
on 2 Feb 2018
Friday, February 2, 2018Chinese Type 072 Amphibous Ship Spotted Outfitted with Electromagnetic Railgun

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 71

Type 072 Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
927 -1980-
928 -1983-
929 -1985-
930 -1988-
931 -1990-
932 -1993-
933 -1995-

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