Type 075 landing helicopter dock

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Class overview
Builders: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding
Operators:  People's Liberation Army Navy
Preceded by: Type 071 amphibious transport dock
Building: 3[1]
General characteristics
Type: Amphibious assault ship
Displacement: 40,000 tons full load.[2]
Length: 250 m (820 ft 3 in)[2]
Beam: 30 m (98 ft 5 in)[2]
Draft: 8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)[2]
Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h; 26 mph)[2]
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 30 attack helicopters per dock[2]
Aviation facilities: Hangar deck

The Type 075-class landing helicopter dock is a Chinese amphibious assault ship that is now under construction by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Company. The Type 075 helicopter dock is a new generation of amphibious assault vessel and far larger than similar ships previously constructed for the PLA Navy. The Type 075 would give Chinese navy ability to launch various types of helicopters to attack naval vessels, enemy ground forces or submarines. The vessels will also be able to deploy landing craft and troops, plus house command and control operations.

Ships of the class[edit]

# Pennant number Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fleet Status
1 Hudong - Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co.Ltd. Under construction
2 Hudong - Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co.Ltd. Under construction
3 Hudong - Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co.Ltd. Under construction

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://mil.news.sina.com.cn/jssd/2018-06-14/doc-ihcwpcmr0880889.shtml
  2. ^ a b c d e f "China building navy's biggest amphibious assault vessel, sources say". South China Morning Post.
  3. ^ a b "China to Start Construction on 1st Type 075 LHD Amphibious Assault Ship for PLAN Soon". Navy Recognition.