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Newly launched its fourth 20,000-ton LPD. Credit: HSH Forum/Ardent Old Man

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Type 071 amphibious transport dock ship Kunlun Shan (998) escorted by two Houbei Type 022 missile boats underway (2010). Wikipedia

Web user has recently posted photos of the successful launch of fourth Type 071 landing platform dock (LPD). This is China’s fourth such LPD. It was launched three years after the launch of 3rd 071 LPD The Changbaishan.
The other two existing LPDs are The Kunlunshan and The Jinggangshan.
A Type 071 LPD carries 4 Type 726 air-cushioned landing crafts, each of which carries one ZTZ-96G main battle tank or 2 ZBD-05 amphibious armored vehicles or 80 marines. Its deck allows two helicopters to land or take off simultaneously. There are two more helicopters in its hanger.



Class overview
Builders: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding
Operators:  People's Liberation Army Navy
Cost: US$300 mil (estimated)
In service: 2007
Building: 2
Planned: 6
Completed: 3
Active: 3
General characteristics
Type: Amphibious transport dock
Displacement: 20,000 long tons (20,000 t)
Length: 210 m (689 ft 0 in)
Beam: 28 m (91 ft 10 in)
Draft: 7 m (23 ft 0 in)
Propulsion: CODAD
4 × Shaanxi 16 PC2.6 V400 diesel engines, 47,200 hp (35,197 kW)
2 × shafts 
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)+
Range: 6,000 nmi (11,000 km) at 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Boats & landing
craft carried:
• 4 × Type 726 Yuyi class LCAC
• 2 × landing craft on port/starboard davits
Capacity: 15-20 armoured vehicles
Troops: 500-800 troops
Complement: 120
Sensors and
processing systems:
• 1 × Type 360 Radar Seagull S, E/F-band surface search radar
• 1 × Type 364 Radar, Seagull C, G-band air search radar aft
• 1 × Type 344 Radar, I band fire control radar
• 1 × navigational radar
Armament: • 1 × AK-176 76 mm (3.0 in) gun
• 4 × AK-630 30 mm (1.2 in) CIWS
• 4 × 18-tube Type 726-4 decoy/chaff launcher
• Possible installation of 2-4 heavy machine guns (Fitted for but not with)
Aircraft carried: 4 Z-8 Super Frelon




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