As 072B type of performance and appearance was further optimized, fully enclosed hull superstructure, intermediate enclosed mast, boat floor through-type passage bow and aft deck, aft section has a large flight deck for medium helicopters landing.
That video of the new Type 072 LST, 916, is great and it allows for some still pictures of the newer Type 072s, along with some from my:
...that give us a rare look at the Type 072s as we have not seen them before here on this forum.
There are now a total of 30 of these vessels in the PLAN inventory, with 2 or 3 more building.
This post and the next three will give us a good look at them:
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