Type 067 utility landing craft

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Yunnan Class 067 general purpose landing craft.jpg
Class overview
Name: Type 067 landing craft utility (Yunnan class)
Builders: Wuhu Shipyard Wuhu, Anhui
Operators:
Preceded by: Type 067 (Yunnan class)
Built: N/A
In commission: 1964
Completed: 130
General characteristics
Class and type: Yunnan class
Type: Landing Craft Utility
Displacement: 128 tons (full load)
Length: 28.6 metres (94 ft)
Beam: 5.4 metres (18 ft)
Draft: 1.4 metres (4 ft 7 in)
Installed power: 600 hp with 2 shafts
Propulsion: Two diesels
Speed: 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Range: 500 nmi (930 km; 580 mi) @ 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Capacity: 1 tank, or 2 light vehicles, or 46t cargo
Crew: 10
Sensors and
processing systems:
1 Japanese Fuji navigational radar
Armament: 2 Type 61 dual-25mm AAA guns and two dual-14.5mm antiaircraft machine guns

The Type 067 landing craft, utility (NATO codename: Yunnan class), also known as Yunnan class, entered the People's Liberation Army Navy service from 1968–1972. This class is the enlarged version of Yuch'in class landing craft mechanized,[1] developed into a landing craft tank (LCT) capable of carrying either a medium tank, or two armored fighting vehicles, or a company of infantry.[2] Some Type 067 have been converted to buoy tender/cable layers, designated as Type 911, which includes two sub types, Type 911I and Type 911II, one for buoy tender, the other for cable layer.[3]

Armament[edit]

The ships of this class are fitted with three Type 61 dual-25mm antiaircraft artillery guns. Some units are also fitted with Type 81H 122mm multiple rocket launchers.

Specifications[edit]

  • Displacement: 135 t
  • Length: 28.6 m
  • Beam: 5.4 m
  • Draft: 1.5 m
  • Speed: 12 kn max
  • Range: 500 nmi @ 10 kn
  • Propulsion: 2 diesel engines @ 600 hp with 2 shafts
  • Complement: 12
  • Armament: Two Type 61 dual-25mm antiaircraft artillery guns or two 14.5 mm heavy machine guns (II x 1)
  • Lift capacity: 46 t
  • Radar: 1 Japanese Fuji navigational radar

Operators[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Type 067 Yunan Class Utility Landing Craft". SinoDefence.com. 21 June 2008. Archived from the original on 7 August 2008. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "国产第一代:067系列小型登陆艇军事" [Domestic first generation: 067 series of small military landing craft]. armystar.com (in Chinese). 26 April 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Type 911 buoy tender/cable layer". kaxii.com.