Drawing of a Type 55 destroyer
Guided missile destroyer
Launch of the type ship
June 28, 2017
period of service
Since January 2020
Ship dimensions and crew
Max. 6.6 m
2 × 28 MW
30 kn (56 km / h)
1 × 130 mm H / PJ-38 gun
1 × 30mm H / PJ-14 close-range defense system
2 × VLS with a total of 112 cells
1 × starter for 24 anti-aircraft missiles
2 × Z-9C or Z-18F helicopters
Type 055 (after NATO reporting name as called) is a Renhai class class of six guided missile destroyers of the Navy of the People's Republic of China .
Type 055 is a further development of the previous destroyer class ( Type 052D , also known as the Luyang III class ), and is intended to supplement it in part in service.
Jiangnan Shipyard , Shanghai
June 28, 2017
January 12, 2020
April 28, 2018
Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC),
3rd July 2018
3rd July 2018
Jiangnan Shipyard, Shanghai
September 12, 2019
December 26, 2019
Hull and drive
The hull of a
Type 055 destroyer is 180 meters long, 20 meters wide and has a draft of 6.6 meters with a maximum displacement of more than 12,000 tons . It is driven by four main and six additional gas turbines ( COGAG drive ). The power is delivered to two shafts with one screw each . The top speed is 30 knots (56 km / h ).
The armament consists of a 130 mm gun, two
vertical launch systems with 48 and 64 cells each. This can accommodate cruise missiles , anti-ship missiles and anti-submarine missiles . In addition, a tube-based 30 mm short-range defense system H / PJ-11 in front of the bridge and a launcher for twenty-four HQ10 short-range anti-aircraft missiles in the rear of the ship. There are also four 726-4 decoys with 18 tubes each. A Harbin Z-9C or Z-18F helicopter is carried for submarine hunting and other tasks .
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Andrew Tate: Chinese navy's first Type 055-class destroyer enters service. Jane's Information Group , January 13, 2020, accessed January 15, 2020 .
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