Military



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Chinese Warships

Cold War

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Hull Numbering System



SYSTEM Inventory
Class Source Year Tons 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2013 2015 2020 2025 2030
Submarines 117 63 48 50 55 62 63 71 68 + 81 + 95 +
SSBN Ballistic Missile Submarines 2 2 2 2 2 3 6 5 6 11 16
SSBN Tang Type 096 / 09-VI 2020 18,000 - - - - - - - - 1 6 11
SSBN Jin Type 094 / 09-IV 2008 12,000 - - - - - 1 3 4 5 5 5
SSBN Xia Type 092 / 09-II 1983 8,000 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - .. ..
SSB Ballistic Missile Submarines 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ? ??? ???
SSB Qing Type 032 2012 6,600 - - - - - - 1 1 ??? ??? ???
SSB Golf Type 031 1970 2,700 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - - -
SSN Nuclear Attack Submarines 3 4 5 5 6 7 6 7 6 15 24
SSGN Sui Type 095 / 09-V 2015 7,900 - - - - - - - - - 9 19
SSN Shang Type 093 / 09-III 2006 8,000 - - - - 1 2 2 4 6 6 5
SSN Han Type 091 / 09-I 1974 5,500 3 4 5 5 5 5 4 2 - - -
SS Conventional Submarines 113 57 41 42 46 52 51 51 56 55 55
SS NEWCON Type 039C 2015 3,000 - - - - - - - - 2 14 26
SS Yuan Type 039A 2006 2,400 - - - - 2 4 8 12 20 20 20
SS Song Type 039 1999 2,250 - - - 1 10 13 13 13 13 12 6
SS Kilo Sov Kilo 1995 3,100 - - 1 4 10 12 12 12 12 8 3
SS Ming Type 035 1974 2,100 2 3 10 17 17 17 14 14 9 1 -
SS Wuhan Type 033G 1976 2,100 1 1 1 - - - - - - - -
SS Romeo Type 033 1960 1,700 90 53 29 20 7 6 4 - - - -
SS Whiskey Type 03 1957 1,350 20 - - - - - - - - - -
Aircraft Carrier - - - - - - - 1 2 5 6
Type 003 CVN 2028 110,000 - - - - - - - - - 1 2
Type 002 CVA 2021 80,000 - - - - - - - - - 2 2
Type 001A Shandong Type 001 Liaoning 2012 65,000 - - - - - - - 1 2 2 2
ATS Shichang (Multirole Aviation) 1996 9,500 - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 .. ..
Destroyers 15 18 17 20 23 27 29 27 39 57 77
Renhai DDG NEWCON Type 055 2018 12,800 - - - - - - - - 10 30 50
DDG Luyang III Type 052D 2014 8,000 - - - - - - - 4 12 13 13
DDG Luyang II Type 052C 2004 7,000 - - - - 2 2 4 6 6 6 6
DDG Luyang I Type 052B 2003 6,600 - - - - 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
DDG Hangzhou Sovremenny 2000 7,625 - - - 1 2 4 4 4 4 4 4
DDG Luzhou Type 051C 2006 7,100 - - - - - 2 2 2 2 2 2
DDG Luhai Type 051B 1999 6,600 - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
DDG Luhu Type 052 1994 4,800 - - 1 2 2 2 2 2 - - -
DDG Luda Type 051 1972 3,730 11 16 16 16 14 14 14 6 - - -
DD Anshan Type 07 1954 2,040 4 2 - - - - - - - - -
Frigates 20 26 32 40 45 48 47 45 46 58 58
FFG Type 057 2018 5,000 - - - - - - - - 5 20 20
FFG Jiangkai Type 054 2005 4,300 - - - - 2 6 12 19 27 27 27
FFG Jiangwei III Type 053H2? 2006 3,000 - - - - 1 3 3 3 3 3 3
FFG Jiangwei II Type 053H3 1998 3,000 - - 2 6 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
FFG Jiangwei I Type 053H2G 1991 2,250 - - 4 4 4 4 4 4 - - -
FFG Jianghu Type 053 1976 1,960 20 26 26 30 30 27 20 11 5 - -
Light Frigates / Corvettes 11 11 3 - - - 8 24 46 61 61
FFL Trimaran 2018 2,450 - - - - - - - - 5 20 20
FFL Jingdao Type 056 2013 1,300 - - - - - - 8 24 41 41 41
FFG Jiangdong Type 053K 1977 1,425 2 2 1 - - - - - - - -
FF Jiangnan Type 065 [Riga] 1960 1,400 5 5 - - - - - - - - -
FF Chengdu Type 01 [Riga] 1960 1,510 4 4 2 - - - - - - - -
Guided Missile Boats 212 222 227 94 82 111 94 94 94 .. ..
PGG Molniya Molniya 20xx 550 - - - - - - - - - - -
PCFG NEWCON 201x 50 - - - - - - - - - - -
PCFG C-14 Cat 20xx 19 - - - - - - - - - - -
PCFG Houbei Type 022 2004 225 - - - - 4 40 60 60 60 .. ..
PGG Houjian / Huang Type 037-II 1991 542 - 1 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 .. ..
PGG Houxin Type 037-IG 1991 478 - 9 14 20 22 25 30 30 30 .. ..
PCFG Hola / Hela Type 021-mod 1970 205 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - - .. ..
PCFG Huangfeng Type 021 [Osa] 1970 205 120 120 120 38 20 20 - - - - -
PGG Homa Type 024-mod 1966 80 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - - - -
PCFG Houku / Hegu Type 024 [Komar] 1966 80 90 90 90 30 30 20 - - - .. ..
Torpedo Boats 230 190 120 16 9 9 - - - .. ..
PHT Huchuan Type 025 1976 45 120 100 100 16 9 9 - - - - -
PHT P-6 1968 66 60 60 10 - - - - - - - -
PHT P-4 1968 66 50 30 10 - - - - - - - -
Patrol Boats 420 440 440 222 233 235 231 221 204 .. ..
PC Huludao Type 206 1988 363 - 5 5 - - - - - - .. ..
PC Haiqing Type 037-IS 1982 478 - - 5 21 28 30 36 46 56 .. ..
PC Haijiu Type 037-I 1987 450 - 4 4 2 2 2 - - - - -
PC Hainan Type 037 1964 430 45 90 95 95 88 88 78 68 58 .. ..
PC Shanghai III / Haizhui Type 062/1 1988 170 - 10 10 11 17 17 17 17 10 .. ..
PC Shanghai II Type 062 1962 170 325 300 300 100 100 100 10 - - - -
PC Shanghai I 1962 170 5 - - - - - - - - - -
PC Shantou / Swatow 1957 80 25 25 25 - - - - - - .. ..
PG Kronshtadt Kronshtadt 1952/59 330 20 10 - - - - - - - - -
Mine Warfare 136 126 116 92 92 92 92 92 90 .. ..
MST Wolei / Bulieijian (minelayer) 1988 3,100 - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - -
MSC Donggang Type 0 2016 600 - - - - - - - 1 ++ ++ ++
MSC Wosao Type 082 1987 320 - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - -
MSC Fushun / Shanghai-II 1976 275 20 10 - - - - - - - - -
MSC Lianyun