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International Navies - China
People's Liberation Army Navy - PLAN
中国人民解放军海军
 
 
  
 
Aircraft Carriers:
  
 
Type 003 class Aircraft Carrier
85000 tons Chinese design
2 units under construction
 
 
Type 002 class Aircraft Carrier
(modified Soviet Kuznetsov class design)
315 meters / 70000 tons
CV 17 PLANS Shandong (2019)
 
 
Type 001 Aircraft Carrier
(ex Soviet Kuznetsov class)
305 meters / 67500 tons

CV 16 PLANS Liaoning (2012) - ex Soviet Riga / ex Varyag
 
   
 
Destroyers:
 

 
Type 055 class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG (2020)
(NATO - Renhai class)
DDG 101 PLANS Nanchang (?)
> total 8 units planned

 
 
Type 052D class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG (2014)
(NATO - Luyang III class)
157 meter variant
DDG 172 PLANS Kunming | DDG 173 PLANS Changsha | DDG 174 PLANS Hefei
DDG 175 PLANS Yinchuan | DDG 117 PLANS Xining | DDG 154 PLANS Xiamen
DDG 118 PLANS Urumqi | DDG 155 PLANS Nanjing | DDG 131 PLANS Taiyuan
DDG 161 PLANS Hohhot
| DDG 119 PLANS Guiyang | DDG 120 PLANS Chengdu
DDG 121 PLANS Qiqihar

161 meter variant
DDG 132 PLANS Zibo | DDG 162 PLANS Huainan
+ ??? units planned
 
 
Type 052C class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG (2004)
(NATO - Luyang II class)
DDG 170 PLANS Lanzhou | DDG 171 PLANS Haikou | DDG 150 PLANS Changchun
DDG 151 PLANS Zhengzhou | DDG 152 PLANS Jinan | DDG 153 PLANS Xi'an
 
 
Type 051C class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG (2006)
(NATO - Luzhou class)
DDG 115 PLANS Shenyang | DDG 116 PLANS Shijiazhuang
 
 
Type 052B class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG (2004)
(NATO - Luyang I class)
DDG 168 PLANS Guangzhou | DDG 169 PLANS Wuhan
 
 
Hangzhou class Guided Missile Destroyer - DDG (1999)
(Soviet Project 956-EM - Sovremenny class)
DDG 136 PLANS Hangzhou | DDG 137 PLANS Fuzhou
 
DDG 138 PLANS Taizhou | DDG 139 PLANS Ningbo
 
 
Type 051B class Destroyer (1999)
(NATO - Luhai class)
DDG 167 PLANS Shenzhen
 
 
Type 052 class Guided Missile Destroyer (1994)
(NATO - Luhu class)
DDG 112 PLANS Harbin | DDG 113 PLANS Qingdao
 
 
Type 051G class Guided Missile Destroyer (1989)
(NATO - Luda III class)
DDG 165 PLANS Zhanjiang | DDG 166 PLANS Zhuhai
 
 
Type 051D class Guided Missile Destroyer (1974)
(NATO - Luda I class)
DDG 108 PLANS Xining (1985-decomm)
DDG 163 PLANS Nanchang (1982-2016)
DDG 133 PLANS Chongqing (1976-decomm)
DDG 134 PLANS Zunyi (1987-2019)
DDG 164 PLANS Guilin (1991-2019)
DDG 109 PLANS Kaifeng (1986-2019) - converted to 051DT in 1999
DDG 110 PLANS Dalian (1988-2019) - converted to 051DT
DDG 132 PLANS Hefei (1974-? decomm) - converted to 051Z
 
 
Type 051 class Guided Missile Destroyer (1972)
(NATO - Luda I class)
105 PLANS Jinan (1971-decomm) - converted to Luda II
160 PLANS ? (1973-78)
106 PLANS Xi'an (1972-decomm)
161 PLANS Changsha (1973-decomm)
107 PLANS ? (1972-decomm)
162 PLANS Nanning (1974-decomm)
131 PLANS Nanjing (1973-decomm)
 
  
 
Frigates + Corvettes:

 

Type 056A class Corvette
(NATO - Jiangdao II class)
+ 21 additional on way
502 PLANS Huangshi (2015- )
593 PLANS Sanmenxia (2014- )
594 PLANS Zhuzou (2014- )
504 PLANS Suqian (2015- )
505 PLANS Qinhuangdao (2015- )
506 PLANS Jingmen (2016- )
507 PLANS Tongren (2016- )
508 PLANS Qujing (2016- )
513 PLANS Ezhou (2017- )
514 PLANS Liupanshui (2017- )
520 PLANS Hanzhong (2017- )
518 PLANS Yiwu (2017- )
535 PLANS Xuancheng (2017- )
556 PLANS Yichun (2017- )
552 PLANS Guangyuan (2017- )
551 PLANS Suining (2017- )
540 PLANS Wuhai (2018- )
554 PLANS Deyang (2018- )
541 PLANS Zhangye (2018- )
557 PLANS Nanchong (2018- )
625 PLANS Bazhong (2019- )
610 PLANS Shuozhou (2019- )
626 PLANS Wuzhou (2019- )
623 PLANS Wenshan (2019- )
620 PLANS Ganzhou (2020- )
621 PLANS Panzhihua (2020- )
611 PLANS Luan (2020- )
608 PLANS Liaocheng (2020- )


Type 056 class Corvette
(NATO - Jiangdao class)
582 PLANS Bengbu (2013- )
580 PLANS Datong (2013- )
583 PLANS Shangrao (2013- )
596 PLANS Huizhou (2013- )
597 PLANS Qinzhou (2013- )
584 PLANS Meizhou (2013- )
581 PLANS Yingkou (2013- )
585 PLANS Baise (2013- )
586 PLANS Ji'an (2014- )
587 PLANS Jieyang (2014- )
590 PLANS Weihai (2014- )
592 PLANS Luzhou (2014- )
589 PLANS Qingyuan (2014- )
591 PLANS Fushun (2014- )
588 PLANS Quanzhou (2014- )
595 PLANS Chaozhou (2014- )
503 PLANS Suzhou (2015- )
501 PLANS Xinyang (2015- )
509 PLANS Huaian (2016- )
512 PLANS Heze (2016- )
511 PLANS Baoding (2016- )
510 PLANS Ningde (2016- )




Type 054A class Frigate
(NATO - Jiangkai II class)
530 PLANS Xuzhou (2008)
529 PLANS Zhoushan (2008)
570 PLANS Huangshan (2008)
568 PLANS Hengyang (2008)
571 PLANS Yuncheng (2010)
569 PLANS Yulin (2010)
548 PLANS Yiyang (2010)
549 PLANS Changzhou (2011)
538 PLANS Yantai (2011)
546 PLANS Yancheng (2012)
572 PLANS Hengshui (2012)
573 PLANS Liuzhou (2012)
547 PLANS Linyi (2012)
575 PLANS Yueyang (2013)
550 PLANS Weifang (2013)
574 PLANS Sanya (2013)
577 PLANS Huanggang (2015)
576 PLANS Daqing (2015)
578 PLANS Yangzhou (2015)
579 PLANS Handan (2015)
532 PLANS Jingzhou (2016)
531 PLANS Xiangtan (2016)
515 PLANS Binzhou (2016)
536 PLANS Xuchang (2017)
539 PLANS Wuhu (2017)
598 PLANS Rizhao (2018)
599 PLANS Anyang (2018)
500 PLANS Xianning (2018)
601 PLANS Nantong (2019)
542 PLANS Zaozhuang (2019)


Type 054 class Frigate
(NATO - Jiangkai I class)
525 PLANS Ma'anshan (2005)
526 PLANS Wenzhou (2005)


Type 053H3 class Frigate
(NATO - Jiangwei II class)
522 PLANS Lianyungang (1998-2019) - sold to Bangladesh > BNS Umar Farooq (F-16)
521 PLANS Jiaxing (1999-2019) - sold to Bangladesh > BNS Abu Ubaidah (F-19)
523 PLANS Putian (1999-2019) - sold to Bangladesh > BNS Khalid Bin Walid (F-20)
564 PLANS Yichang (1999- )
565 PLANS Huludao (2000- ) - ex Yulin, renamed Sanya in 2008, then to current name
524 PLANS Sanming (2000- )
567 PLANS Xiangyang (2002- ) - ex Xiangfan
566 PLANS Huaihua (2002- )
527 PLANS Luoyang (2005- )
528 PLANS Mianyang (2005- )


Type 053H1G class Frigate
(NATO - Jianghu V class)
558 PLANS Beihai (1993) - ex Zigong
560 PLANS Dongguan (1993)
561 PLANS Shantou (1993)
559 PLANS Foshan (1994) - ex Kangding
562 PLANS Jiangmen (1995)
563 PLANS Zhaoqing (1995)



Type 053H2G class Frigate
(NATO - Jiangwei I class)
539 PLANS Anqing (1992-2015) - transferred to Coast Guard as Coast Guard Patrol Ship #31239
540 PLANS Huainan (1992-2015) - transferred to Coast Guard as Coast Guard Patrol Ship #31240
541 PLANS Huaibei (1993-2015) - transferred to Coast Guard as Coast Guard Patrol Ship #31241
542 PLANS Tongling (1994-2015) - transferred to Sri Lanka in 2018 > SLNS Parakramabahu (P 625)




Type 053H1Q class Frigate
(NATO - Jianghu IV class)
544 PLANS Lushun (1985) - ex Siping > now Chinese Naval Academy training ship



Type 053H2 class Frigate
(NATO - Jianghu III class)
535 PLANS Huangshi (1986-2013) - sold to Bangladesh > BNS Abu Bakar (F 15)
536 PLANS Wuhu (1987-2013) - sold to Bangladesh > BNS Ali Haider (F 17)
537 PLANS Cangzhou (1990-2019) - ex Zhoushan




Type 053H1 class Frigate
(NATO - Jianghu II class)
533 PLANS Taizhou (1982-2019) - ex Ningbo
534 PLANS Jinhua (1982-2019)
543 PLANS Dandong (1985- )
553 PLANS Shaoguan (1985- )
554 PLANS Anshun (1986-2012) - transferred to Burma > F 21 UMS Mahar Bandoola
555 PLANS Zhaotong (1987- )
545 PLANS Linfen (1987-2019)
556 PLANS Xiangtan(1987-89) - transferred to Bangladesh > BNS Osman (F18)
557 PLANS Jishou (1988-2012) - transferred to Burma > F23 UMS Mahar Thiha Thura


Type 053H class Frigate
(NATO - Jianghu I class)
516 PLANS Jiujiang (1975-2018) - ex Changsha, converted into fire support ship in 2002
515 PLANS Xiamen (1975-2013) - preserved as a museum ship
517 PLANS Nanping (1977- ) - now Chinese Naval Academy training ship
511 PLANS Nantong (1977-2012)
513 PLANS Huai'an (1977-2013) - ex Huaiyin, transferred to University of Naval Engineering as training ship
512 PLANS Wuxi (1978-2012)
514 PLANS Zhenjiang (1979-2013)
518 PLANS Ji'an (1979-2012)
510 PLANS Shaoxing (1979-2007) - transferred to Coast Guard as Coast Guard Patrol Ship #1003
509 PLANS Changde (1979-2007) - transferred to Coast Guard as Coast Guard Patrol Ship #1002
519 PLANS Changzhi (1979- ) - reserved as an experiment platform
520 PLANS Kaifeng (1980-1992) - running aground in 1985, scrapped
551 PLANS Maoming (1980-2012) - scrapped
552 PLANS Yibin (1980-2012) - scrapped


Type 053K class Frigate
(NATO - Jiangdong class)
531 PLANS Yingtan (1975-1994) - now museum ship
532 PLANS ?? (1977-1986) - scrapped


  
 
Amphibious Ships:

 
Type 075 class Amphibious Landing Helicopter Dock Ship (LHD)
(NATO - Yushen class)
2 units launched

Type 071 class Amphibious Transport Dock (LPD)
(NATO - Yuzhao class)
998 PLANS Kunlun Shan (2007- )
999 PLANS Jinggang Shan (2011- )
989 PLANS Changbai Shan (2012- )
988 PLANS Yimen Shan (2016- )
980 PLANS Longhu Shan (2018- )
987 PLANS Wuzhi Shan (2019- )
986 PLANS ??? (2020- )
??? PLANS ??? (2020- )

Type 072A class Tank Landing Ship (LST)
(NATO - Yuting III class)
911 PLANS Tianzhu Shan (2003- )
912 PLANS Daqing Shan (2003- )
913 PLANS Baxian Shan (2003- )
992 PLANS Huading Shan (2003- )
993 PLANS Luoxiao Shan (2004- )
994 PLANS Daiyun Shan (2004- )
995 PLANS Wanyang Shan (2004- )
996 PLANS Laotie Shan (2005- )
997 PLANS Luhua Shan (2004- )
981 PLANS Dabie Shan (2015- )
982 PLANS Taihang Shan (2015- )
916 PLANS Tianmu Shan (2016- )
914 PLANS Wuyi Shan (2016- )
915 PLANS Culai Shan (2016- )
917 PLANS Wutai Shan (2016- )

Type 073A class Landing Ship Medium (LSM)
(NATO - Yunshu class)
941 PLANS Shengzhou (2000- )
942 PLANS Lushan
943 PLANS Monsanto
944 PLANS Yushan
945 PLANS Huashan
946 PLANS Songshan
947 PLANS?
948 PLANS?
949 PLANS Hengshan
950 PLANS Taishan



Type 072III class Tank Landing Ship (LST)
(NATO - Yuting II class)
991 PLANS Emei Shan (1992- )
934 PLANS Danxia Shan (1995- )
935 PLANS Xuefeng Shan (1995- )
936 PLANS Haiyang Shan (1996- )
937 PLANS Qingcheng Shan (1996- )
908 PLANS Yandang Shan (1997- )
909 PLANS Jiuhua Shan (2000- )
939 PLANS Putuo Shan (2000- )
910 PLANS Huanggang Shan (2001- )
940 PLANS Tiantai Shan (2002- )


Type 072II class Tank Landing Ship (LST)
(NATO - Yuting class)

930 PLANS Lingyan Shan (?)
931 PLANS Dongting Shan (?)
932 PLANS Helan Shan (?)
933 PLANS Liupan Shan (1995- )


Type 072 class Tank Landing Ship (LST)
(NATO - Yukan class)
927 PLANS Yuntai Shan (1978- )
928 PLANS Wufeng Shan (1980- )
929 PLANS Zijin Shan (1982- )


   
 
Ballistic Missile Submarines:

  Type 096 class Ballistic Missile Submarine, nuclear (SSBN)
(NATO - Tang class)
15600 tons
6 units planned - 2 under construction


  Type 094 / 094A class Ballistic Missile Submarine, nuclear (SSBN)
(NATO - Jin class)
135 meters / 11000 tons

PLANS Changzheng 9 (2007)
PLANS Changzheng 10
PLANS Changzheng 11
PLANS Changzheng 12
PLANS Changzheng 20
PLANS Changzheng 21


  Type 092 class Ballistic Missile Submarine, nuclear (SSBN)
(NATO - Xia class)
120 meters / 8000 tons
PLANS Changzheng 6


Attack Submarines:

  Type 095 class Attack Submarine, nuclear (SSN)
(NATO - Sui class)
5 units planned


  Type 093 - 093A/B class Attack Submarine, nuclear (SSN)
(NATO - Shang class)
110 meters / 7000 tons
407 PLANS Changzheng 7 (2006)
408 PLANS Changzheng 8
413 PLANS Changzheng 13
414 PLANS Changzheng 14
415 PLANS Changzheng 15
416 PLANS Changzheng 16
417 PLANS Changzheng 17
418 PLANS Changzheng 18
419 PLANS Changzheng 19



  Type 091 class Attack Submarine, nuclear (SSN)
(NATO - Han class)
98 meters / 5500 tons

401 PLANS ? (1974-2000) - preserved at the Chinese Navy Museum, Qingdao
402 PLANS ? (1980-2004)
403 PLANS ? (1984-?)
404 PLANS ? (1988-?)
405 PLANS ? (1991-?)


  Type 039A/B class Attack Submarine - SSK/AIP (2006)
(NATO - Yuan class)
78 meters / 3600 tons

20 units in service



  Type 039 / 039G class Attack Submarine - SSK (1998)
(NATO - Song class)
75 meters / 2250 tons
13 units in service




Soviet Kilo class Attack Submarine (SSK)

(Project 877EKM)
364 PLANS Yuan Zheng 64 Hao (1994-active)
365 PLANS Yuan Zheng 65 Hao (1995-active)

(Project 636)
366 PLANS Yuan Zheng 66 Hao (1997-active)
367 PLANS Yuan Zheng 67 Hao (1998-active)

(Project 636M)
368 PLANS Yuan Zheng 68 Hao (2004-active)
369 PLANS Yuan Zheng 69 Hao (2005-active)
370 PLANS Yuan Zheng 70 Hao (2005-active)
371 PLANS Yuan Zheng 71 Hao (2005-active)
372 PLANS Yuan Zheng 72 Hao (2006-active)
373 PLANS Yuan Zheng 73 Hao (2005-active)
374 PLANS Yuan Zheng 74 Hao (2005-active)
375 PLANS Yuan Zheng 75 Hao (2005-active)



  Type 035 class Attack Submarine - SSK (1990)
(NATO - Ming class)
76 meters / 2110 tons
23 units built / 14 in service (as of 2020)

 
   
  
Patrol Vessels:

Type 022 class Missile Boat (2004)
(NATO - Houbei class)
43 meters / 220 tons catamaran
83 units built and in service


Type 037II class Missile Boat (1991)
(NATO - Houjian class)
770 Yangjiang
771 Shunde
772 Nanhai
773 Panyu
774 Lianjiang
775 Xinhui


Type 037IG class Missile Boat (1991)
(NATO - Houxin class)
73 meters / 478 tons
20 units in service



Type 037I class Submarine Chaser (1982)
(NATO - Haiqing class)
63 meters / 478 tons
27 units in service


Type 037 class Submarine Chaser (1964)
(NATO - Hainan class)
59 meters / 430 tons
60+ units in service

Type 062I class Gunboat (1988)
(NATO - Shanghai III class)
41 meters / 170 tons
17 units in service

 
   
     
Aviation:
 
 
People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force - PLANAF
(中国人民解放军海军航空兵)
 
Helicopters:
Aérospatiale SA 321 Super Frelon
Changhe Z-8
Changhe Z-18
Eurocopter AS565 Panther
Harbin Z-9
Kamov Ka-28
Kamov Ka-31
Mil Mi-8
 
 
Patrol:
Harbin SH-5
Shaanxi KJ-200
Shaanxi Y-8
 
 
Jet/Fighter:
Shenyang J-11
Shenyang J-15
Sukhoi Su-30MKK
 
 
> NOTE: Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) does not use officially a ship prefix internally
PLAN ships are usually called CNS (Chinese Navy Ship) or PLANS (People's Liberation Army Navy Ship) <
 
  
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