4 071 amphibious landing ship to test the water and can carry four air-cushion craft
China 071 amphibious landing ship schematic
fourth ships 071 amphibious landing ship to test the water “magnanimous” amazing
our own construction of the largest warships. 071 amphibious dock landing ship ship a few days ago the water test. The foreign media commented that this ship will become the core of the Chinese Navy’s amphibious landing forces, not only is the weapon to safeguard maritime rights and interests, while also in peacetime to perform the role of humanitarian tasks is huge.
compared to similar foreign ships, one of the most important indicator of the landing ship, the “magnanimous”, the 071 has a larger cabin capable of carrying more personnel and equipment to carry out landing operations, and a huge flight deck for takeoff and landing aircraft, more efficient so that the 071 has a strong projection capabilities.
plane and vertical double landing
landing operations, ship from the sea plane landing.
same time, the ship also has a helicopter and attack capabilities, the main role is to carry, support and use of a helicopter squadron, transporting Marines and vehicles, equipment and ammunition, to a certain extent, the implementation of the “vertical landing. ”
● capacity analysis
stretch children can swallow four air-cushion craft
China’s air-cushion landing craft developed fairly early start, and has successfully developed the 716, 726 landing craft air cushion, but the tonnage of these boats are mostly less than 80 tons, carrying capacity is not strong, so the only equipment in some large tank landing ship.
the advent of the 071-class landing ship will completely change this situation, the ship could carry four types of air-cushion landing craft, carrying capacity than any other country.
● background links
071-class dock landing ship China has independently developed a new type of dock landing ship, the landing ship displacement of about 20,000 tons, single from the “volume” is completely in the world’s leading standards. Its hull design, auxiliary equipment, weapons systems have reached an unprecedented level of technology.
the first one “Kunlun Mountains” was launched in 2006, the second ship “Jinggangshan” was launched in 2010. The third ship in September 2011 to test the water, while the fourth ship and test the water on the ship time is less than five months apart.
straight -8 shipboard helicopters: the largest active-duty ship-borne helicopters. Weighing 13 tons, the maximum flight speed of 315 km/h, capable of carrying 27 soldiers flying 700 km, and vertical landing from ship to land.
● to know more about the point amphibious strike group
so-called amphibious strike group is mainly composed of the following ships: an amphibious landing ship, the amphibious assault ship 2, cruisers, a frigate 2, two frigates, an attack submarine. Six kinds of ships, our country is really needed is an amphibious landing ship.
071-class amphibious landing ship>
length: 210 meters wide: 28 m
Draught: 7 m Displacement: 20,000 tons of power: 4 diesel engine power of 47,200 horsepower, dual-axis propulsion speed: 22
two landing craft air cushion vessels 2-4 aircraft, landing craft 15-20 armored vehicles 500-800 soldiers straight -8 helicopter a 76 mm gun and four 30 mm 6 Artillery nearly four bait transmitter
San Antonio-class landing ship
and 208 meters wide: 32 m
Draught: 7 m Displacement: 24,900 tons power: 4 diesel engine power of 41,600 horsepower, dual-axis propulsion speed: 22
2 vessels LCAC air cushion landing craft, 14 amphibious assault vehicles
frame “Sea Knight” helicopters or two Osprey tiltrotor aircraft two 30mm cannon
, Block 2, “Ram” air defense missile launchers
● foreign media comment
80 million overseas citizens the protection of God “
British media quoted military analysts pointed out that the amphibious landing ship helps to deploy troops and equipment in wartime, or perform tasks in the case of peacetime accidents, such as the protection of more than 800,000 Chinese citizens working overseas.
maritime experts on Gobbi Collins said: “in terms of non-combat role, they are (landing craft) is more meaningful than an aircraft carrier can carry helicopters, soldiers, hovercraft and even armored vehicles. Now they (the Chinese ) can be said: ‘The three men had just been hijacked, we deal with it’. “
edition text/reporter Yang Zheng assist Drawing/Yang Zheng Tang
726 air-cushion landing craft : China’s latest landing craft air cushion, a displacement of 150 tons, 30 meters long, 16 meters wide, with a maximum speed of up to 80, 50 tons of deadweight.
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