The Sun Yat-sen-class supercarriers are a pair of nuclear powered supercarriers in service in the Republic of China Navy from 1997 onwards. They were built with extensive help from the British.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

  • Type: Supercarrier
  • Service Period: 1997-
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 1,067 feet (325.22 meters)
    • Beam: 252 feet (76.81 meters)
    • Draft: 37 feet (11.28 meters)
    • Displacement: 92,800 tons
  • Crew: 5500
  • Propulsion: 2 x Nuclear Reactors, 4 x shafts, 280,000 shp (210 MW)
  • Range: Unlimited
  • Speed: 32.7 knots (60.56 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
  • Countermeasures:
  • Armament:
    • 3 x Sea Oryx AAM Launchers
    • 4 x Goalkeeper 30mm CIWS
  • Aircraft Carried: 96 fixed wing aircraft and helicopters
  • Aviation Facilities: 4 x steam catapults

Unit Run[edit | edit source]

  • ROCS Sun Yat-Sen (R03)
  • ROCS Lin Sian-Kwan (R04)
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