Type 067 (Yunan Class) Utility Landing Craft
The Type 067 (NATO reporting name: Yunan class) is the 50-tonne utility landing craft introduced by Shanghai-based 708 Institute in 1962. The building contractors included Zhonghua Shipyard (now Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard), Hangzhou Shipyard, and Qinhuangdao Shipyard. The first-of-class was launched in 1964. The improved Type 067-I was introduced in 1966. A total of 130 units of the Type 067 and Type 067-I were built for the PLA Navy.
The Type 067 Yunan class utility landing craft has a conventional layout with a flat bow door. The craft is capable of carrying 1 tank, or 2 light vehicles, or 46t cargo.
Weapons include two dual-14.5mm antiaircraft machine guns, or two Type 61 dual-25mm antiaircraft artillery guns.
The landing craft is driven by two 12V150 diesels rated at 600hp, giving a max speed of 12 knots.
Type 067 landing crafts in amphibious assault exercise (Chinese Internet)
Displacement: (full load) 128 tonnes
Dimensions: length 28.6m; beam 5.4m; draft 1.4m
Speed: 12 knots
Capacity: 1 tank, or 2 light vehicles, or 46t cargo
Last update: 21 June 2008