JIN-class SSBN Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines


Country of Origin: China

The class is a dramatic improvement over the XIA class (Project 092), with improved quieting and sensor systems and a better propulsion system. HULL: The JIN-class hull appears to be similar to the Type 093 in design with a teardrop shape that is raised aft of the sail to accommodate 12 missiles in two rows of six vertical launch tubes. There are a pair of fin-mounted hydroplanes, four diving planes and a single propeller. ENGINEERING: The subs are powered by a nuclear pressurized...

 

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