Monday, April 16, 2012

Type 054A (Jiangkai-II Class) Missile Frigate

Type 054A Jiangkai-II Class FFG 529 Zhoushan
The Type 054A is the new-generation multirole missile frigate developed from the Type 054 (Jiangkai Class), incorporated with improved weapon systems and sensors.. The first and third hull were built by the Huangpu Shipyard, and the second and fourth by the Hudong-zhonghua Shipyard.

The Type 054A was designed primarily for air defence role, featuring a medium-range air defence missile system with a 32-cell vertical launch system (VLS) on the bow deck. The frigate is also capable of anti-surface strike with its YJ-83 anti-ship missiles.

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  Deck of Type 054A

Specifications Lenght.134m Width.16m Displacement.4,053 tonnes


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