|People's Liberation Army Navy|
The Yukan-class large landing ships were built to replace the elderly Landing Ship Tank vessles that have been reduced to dockside mooring. China's naval force has an insufficient number of large-scale and advanced landing ships and lacks such indispensable ship varieties as amphibious assault ships and dock landing ships. China's current amphibious landing capability is largely restricted to the several Yuting and Yukan-class landing ships.
Builder Zhonghua SY Propulsion diesel Length 394 feet / 120 meters Beam 50 feet / 15 meters Draft 9.5 feet / 2.9 meters Displacement 4,170 tons Endurance Speed knots ( mph) Crew 110 Capacity 200 troops, 500 tons equipment Armament 4 - dual 57mm guns Construction