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New sea trials for the third Chinese Type 075 LHD


According to a tweet published by 彩云香江 on December 15, 2021, People's Liberation Army Navy's third Type 075 Landing Helicopter Dock (Yushen-class landing helicopter assault) conducts new sea trials.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 PLA Navy's Type 075 LHD (Picture source: _老年_)


The Type 075 landing helicopter dock is a class of Chinese amphibious assault ship under construction by the Hudong–Zhonghua Shipbuilding company for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). The ship was commissioned into service in April 2021.

It has a full-length flight deck for helicopter operations and features a floodable well deck from which to disembark hovercraft and armored amphibious assault vehicles.

The LHD has a length of 237 m (778 ft), a beam of 36 m (118 ft), an estimated displacement of 30,000 to 40,000 tons, and a capacity of 30 helicopters.

She is powered by a diesel engine with the 9,000 kW 16PC2-6B and armed with four Close-in weapon systems (CIWS) including two HHQ-10 and two H/PJ-11.