Jinggang Shan (999)
LPD 999 Jinggang Shan and hovercraft
|People's Liberation Army NavyChina|
|Operator:||People's Liberation Army Navy|
|Launched:||16 November 2010|
|Homeport:||South Sea Fleet|
|Class and type:||Type 071 amphibious transport dock|
|Draught:||7 m (21 ft)|
|Speed:||25 knots (46 km/h) max|
|Range:||10,000 nmi (19,000 km) at 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)|
|Boats & landing
|Capacity:||15-20 armoured vehicles|
|UAT Electronic Support Measures|
|Aircraft carried:||2-4 Z-8 Super Frelon|
Jinggang Shan (999) is a ship of the People's Republic of China's Type 071 amphibious transport dock Yuzhao class. The ship was launched on 16 November 2010. After finishing trials the ship was commissioned to the South Sea Fleet. Its estimated production cost is USD 300 million.
On 9 March 2014, the ship was deployed in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
- "Type 071 Landing Platform Dock - SinoDefence.com". Archived from the original on 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2014-03-13.
- Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/zs9Sa4DUJVT2 (Here you can watch Jinggang Shan (999) next to Mischief Reef).