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Type 726 Yuyi-class hovercraft

CountryChina
Builders Jiangnan Shipyard
Operators People's Liberation Army Navy Surface Force
Preceded by Type 724 LCAC
Development time2008-2009
Service time2010
Design unitChina Aviation Industry Corporation
Construction unitShanghai Jiangnan Shipyard
Requirement each Type 071 LPD and Type 075 LHD can accommodate four LCACs in their well deck
  • 32 = 8 x Type 075 LHD @ 4 Type 726
  • 16 = 4 x Type 075 LHD @ 4 Type 726
  • 16 = ??? training and maintenance float
  • Boat length30 meters
    width16 meters
    Water displacement150 tons Full
    load displacement160 tons
    Propulsion
  • Type 726 = Ukraine UGT6000 gas turbine
  • Type 726A = Chinese QC-70 gas turbine variant of the WS-10 aviation engine
  • Maximum speed80 knots / hour
    Endurance distance320 km
    Weaponry
  • Two 14.5 mm caliber heavy machine guns;
  • Two 7.62 mm caliber light machine guns
  • Capacity
  • 60 - 70 troops
  • 1 Type 96 main battle tank or
  • 2 ZBD-05 infantry fighting vehicle
  • Crew5-people



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