Chines Type 055 destroyer - one of the most powerful class of destroyers with 112 VLS

in #defence2 years ago (edited)


china tipo 055 gráfico.jpg




Type: Guided missile destroyer
Displacement: 13,000 tonnes (full load)
Length: 180 m (590 ft)
Beam: 20 m (66 ft)
Draught: 6.6 m (22 ft)

4 × QC-280 gas turbines (27 MW (36,000 hp) each)
Total: 112 MW (150,000 shp)
Speed: In excess of 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph)[8]
Range: 7,000 nmi (13,000 km)
Complement: 310

Sensors and
processing systems:
Type 346B Active Phased Radar System (C/S-band and X-band) with LPIR
UHF/VHF Active Phased Array
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Electronic Warfare Support System
Decoy Launching System

1 × H/PJ-38 130 mm dual-purpose naval gun
1 × H/PJ-14 CIWS (forward)
1 × HQ-10 short-range SAM in 24-cell launcher (aft)

112 VLS
HHQ-9B Surface-to-air missiles with terminal ABM capability
HQ-26 Anti-ballistic missiles
YJ-18 Land attack cruise missiles
CJ-10 Long-range land-attack cruise missiles
YJ-18A Anti-ship cruise missiles
YJ-100 Long-range anti-ship cruise missiles
CY-5 Anti-submarine missiles
DK-10A Quad packed surface-to-air missiles

Aircraft carried:
2 × Harbin Z-9C ASW helicopters or
2 × Changhe Z-18F ASW helicopters

Aviation facilities:
Stern hangar for up to two medium-lift helicopters
Helicopter landing platform

2 launched 4 under construction


112 VLS ... thats something!

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