Chinese Navy – Amphibious Assault Ships

Amphibious Assault Ships

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Type 075 (NATO “Yushen”) Class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) LOA 780′ TDISP 40,000 tons (estimate) (1 fitting out, 1 building) Shanghai, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding. First unit launched September 2019 and expected to commission in 2020. On 10 April 2020 a fire which started in the well deck at the rear damaged the ship.

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Artist’s conception of the Type 075. Credit: 星海军事 / CC BY 
Type 075 LPD Shanghai 2019
measuring tool length matches estimates, suggesting the tonnage estimates are also accurate, making this the largest non-USN class of amphibious assault ships.
Type 075 LPD (2) Shanghai 2019
Second Type 075, building. A 780′ line has been added to show final length of flight deck. This ship was launched on 22 April 2020.

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