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Houxin-class large missile boats

The Houxin-class large missile boats are missile-armed development of a subchaser design introduced to provide a less expensive alternative to the larger Houjian-class boats.

Specifications

Builder Jiangnan SY
Propulsion diesel
Length 203 feet / 62 meters
Beam 24 feet / 7.2 meters
Draft 7.3 feet / 2.2 meters
Displacement 478 tons
Endurance
Speed 32 knots
Crew
Armament
  • 4 - C-201/HY-1 SSM
  • 2 - dual 30 mm
  • Construction Construction started in 1991, with 14 units in service by 1999 and additional units being built.

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