Ukraine lander rush delivery to China - News - Bubblews Bison lander that Beijing ordered China Ukraine will come sooner than planned because shipbuilders feared tensions in the country . According to news agency Lenta , amphibious ships Bison Bison of 958 projects under contracts between Ukraine and China in 2009 with a total value of USD 315 million . The contract clearly stated China ordered Ukraine's Bison 4 amphibious ships , of which the first two are based in Ukraine ( China getting a ship in mid-2013 ) , the other two being stationed in China under license of Ukraine . Sources confirmed the ship was in the port of Feodosia and prepare to China , but did not provide accurate shipping time to China . Due to the tense situation in Ukraine lander should not complete the testing process . Bison amphibious ships were brought into the port of Feodosia . Bison are the largest class hovercraft in the world today , with a water displacement of up to 555 tons , speeds up to 60 miles / 1 hour , 300 -mile operating range . It has the ability to carry three main battle tanks or 10 armored infantry fighting vehicle with 140 troops or 8 amphibious tanks . But if only for the number of military troops , Bison can carry up to 500 people . Bison weapon system consists of a AK - 630 rapid-fire guns , two rocket launchers 122 mm unguided , rocket launchers for low range air Strela - 3 . Two rocket launchers can be raised and lowered when firing on the move to reduce air drag . _____________________________________________________________________________________________ To prevent it captured by Russian army.