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Jiangdong-class Frigate

The Jiangdong-class frigates are largely identical to Jianghu-class, apart from mounting surface-to-air missiles for anti-air warfarce rather than surface-to-surface missiles.

Specifications

Builder
Propulsion
Length 338.5 feet / 103.2 meters
Beam 33.4 feet / 10.2 meters
Draft 10.2 feet / 3 meters
Displacement1,925 tons Full Load 1,425 tons Standard Load
Endurance 4,000 miles
Speed 28 knots ( mph)
Crew 200
Armament
  • 2 x HQ-61 SAM twin arm launchers
  • 4 - 3.9"/56 cal guns / 2 twin mounts
  • 8 - 37 mm/63 cal AA (4 twin)
  • Construction Two units of this class were built in the early 1970s, but one was evidently were withdrawn from service in the early 1990s, and the status of the remaining unit is somewhat unclear.

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