The Chinese PLA Navy

054A Frigate 538 Yantai

PLA Naval Base, Ngong Shuen Chau, Hong Kong
Saturday, 8 July 2017

Type: 054A Frigate
Number of hulls built: Many

Standard Displacement: 3,600 tons
Maximum Displacement: 4,100 tons
Length: 135.00m
Beam: 16.00m
Draft: 5.00m
Speed: 27knots
Range: 4,000nm at 18knots

2 x Sextuple Depth Charges
76mm Main Battery
32 x HQ-16 Anti-Aircraft Missile
2 x Type 730 Close-In Weapons Systems
8 x YJ-83 Anti-Ship Missiles
4 x 18-barrel Type 726-4 Decoy/Chaff Launchers
2 x Triple 324mm Torpedo Tubes
Z-9 / Ka-28 Helicopter

Leaving Hong Kong on Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Sunday, 23 July 2017