Chinese destroyer Lanzhou (170)


Chinese destroyer Lanzhou (170)
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Lanzhou
Career (PRC)  People's Liberation Army Navy
Name: Lanzhou
Laid down: 2002
Launched: 29 April 2003
Commissioned: July 2004
Status: in active service, as of 2011
General characteristics
Displacement: 7,000 tons
Length: 154 m
Beam: 17 m
Draught: 6 m
Propulsion: CODOG, 57,000 shp
Speed: 30 knots
Armament: 48 HHQ-9 long-range surface-to-air missiles
8 YJ-62 anti-ship / land attack cruise missiles
1x 100mm dual purpose gun
2 30mm Type 730 close-in weapons systems
6 torpedo tubes
4 x 18-tube decoy rocket launcher
Aircraft carried: 1 helicopter: Kamov Ka-27 or Harbin Z-9C ASW/SAR

Lanzhou (170) is the lead ship of the Chinese Type 052C destroyer class (NATO code name Luyang II class). The ship was laid down in late 2002, launched on 29 April 2003, and commissioned in July 2004. The destroyer is active with the People's Republic of China's South Sea Fleet.

Extern links

http://www.sinodefence.com/navy/surface/type052c_luyang2.asp


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