Type 528 reconnaissance boat

Type 528 reconnaissance boat is a type of reconnaissance boat developed by China for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).

Class overview
Builders: Wuzhou Shipyard
Operators:  People's Liberation Army Navy
General characteristics
Type: Gunboat
Displacement: 11 tonnes (11 long tons; 12 short tons)
Length: 13 m (42 ft 8 in)
Beam: 2.91 m (9 ft 7 in)
Installed power: Internal combustion engine
Propulsion: Diesel engine
Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h; 38 mph)
Complement: 12
Sensors and
processing systems:
1 × navigational radar
  • 2 x twin 25.4 mm (1.00 in) guns
  • 12.7 mm (0.50 in) machine guns

Built by Wuzhou shipyard,[1] the predecessor of China Guijiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (中船桂江造船有限公司) in the 1960s, Type 528 is also deployed as patrol boat, though its primary mission was to deliver reconnaissance and special forces to their intended destinations.[1]


  1. "Type 528". Retrieved February 4, 2013.
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