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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

SAN ANTONIO CLASS LPD

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    NAME NUMBER LAUNCHED COMMISSIONED
    USS San Antonio LPD 17 12 July 2003 14 January 2006
    USS New Orleans LPD 18 11 December 2004 10 March 2004
    USS Mesa Verde LPD 19 19 November 2004 15 December 2007
    USS Green Bay LPD 20 11 August 2006 24 January 2009
    USS New York LPD 21 19 December 2007 7 November 2009
    USS San Diego LPD 22 7 May 2010 23 December 2011
    USS Anchorage LPD 23 12 February 2011 4 May 2013
    USS Arlington LPD 24 23 November 2011 8 February 2013
    USS Somerset LPD 25 14 April 2012 1 March 2014
    USS John P. Murtha LPD 26 30 October 2014 8 October 2016
    USS Portland LPD 27 13 February 2016  
      LPD 28    
  • Length
    • 208.5 meters.
  • Beam
    • 31.9 meters.
  • Draft
    • 7 meters.
  • Displacement
    • 25,300 tons.
  • Propulsion
    • 4 diesel Colt-Pielstick PC 2.5 of 41.600 HP.
    • 2 variable pitch propellers.
  • Electric power
    • 5 diesel Caterpillar generators of 2,500 HP each.
  • Speed
    • 22 knots.
  • Complement
    • Crew: 360
    • Landing force:699
  • Sensors
    • Air radar: 3D AN/SPS-48E.
    • Surface search & fire control radar: AN/SPQ-9B
    • Surface radar: 2 AN/SPS-73.
    • Navigation radar AN/SPS-64 (V)9
  • ESM/ECM
    • AN/SLQ-32A(V)2
  • Countermeasures
    • Launches chaff or infrared decoys SRBOC Mk 36.
    • AN/SLQ-25A Nixie
    • MK-53 Nulka
  • Systems
    • Sistema de Combate SSDS Mk-2
    • Command-and-control systemGCCS-M AN/USQ-119E (V) 27
    • AADS AN/KSQ-1.
    • ASDS AN/SPQ-14(V)
    • AN/USG-2 CEC
    • MK-91.
    • NAVSSIAN/SSN-6.
    • AN/WSN-7(V)1
    • UHF SATCOM, SHF SATCOM, INMARSAT, UHF, HF, VHF
  • Weapons
    • 2 guns Mk-46 Mod. 2 of 30 mm.
    • 2 launches Mk-31 RAM
  • Transport
    • Three vehicle decks with 2,229 square meters2.
    • Two general yards and ammunition.
    • 2 LCAC or 1 LCU and 14 EFV/AAV.
  • Aircraft carried
    • Hangar capacity for 1 CH-53 Super Stallion or 2 CH-46 Sea Knight or 1 MV-22 Osprey or 3 UH / AH-1S.
    • Flight deck for 2 CH-53 Super Stallion or 4 CH-46 Sea Knight or 2 MV-22 Osprey or 4 UH / AH-1S.
  • Other
    • Hospital with 2 operating rooms, 24 beds for hospitalization and 2 dentistry rooms.
Published in United States
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 15:52

WASP CLASS LHD

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    NAME NUMBER LAUNCHED COMMISSIONED
    Wasp LHD 1 4 August 1987 29 July 1989
    Essex LHD 2 23 February 1991 17 October 1992
    Kearsarge LHD 3 16 May 1992 16 October 1993
    Boxer LHD 4 28 August 1993 11 February 1995
    Bataan LHD 5 18 May 1996 20 September 1997
    Bonhomme Richard LHD 6 14 March 1997 15 August 1998
    Iwo Jima LHD 7 25 March 2000 30 June 2001
    Makin Island LHD 8 22 September 2006 24 October 2009
  • Length
    • 257 meters (258 meters. LHD-8)
  • Beam
    • 32.3 meters.
  • Draft
    • 8.10 meters.
  • Displacement
    • 41,302 tons. (LHD 1-4)
    • 41,005 tons. (LHD 5-7)
    • 42,442 tons. (LHD 8)
  • Propulsion
    • 2 boilers with 2 geared steam turbines 70,000 HP (LHD 1-7)
    • 2 GE LM-2500+ geared gas turbines (LHD 8)
    • 2 variable pitch propellers.
  • Electric power
    • 6 diesel generators of 4,000 kW each.(LHD 8)
  • Speed
    • 22 knots (LHD 1-7)
    • 24 knots (LHD 8)
  • Range
    • 9.500 nautical miles at 18 knots.
  • Complement
    • Crew: 1,070 (1,059 - LHD 8)
    • Landing force: 1,687
  • Sensors
    • Air radar 3D: ITT AN/SPS-48E
    • Air radar 2D: Raytheon AN/SPS-49(v)5
    • Surface radar: AN/SPS-67
    • Navigation radar: AN/SPS-73
    • Marshalling air traffic control radar: AN/SPN-43
    • Air Traffic Control Radar: AN/SPN-35B (LHD 1-7) AN/SPN-35C (LHD 8)
    • Surface search & fire control radar: AN/SPQ-9B
    • 2 Missile Directors Mk-95 for NATO Sea Sparrow
    • Target Acquisition System (TAS) Hughes Mk-23
  • ESM/ECM
    • Raytheon AN/SLQ-32(V)3
  • Countermeasures
    • Chaff Buoy Decoy System AN/SLQ-49
    • Launches chaff or infrared decoys SRBOC Mk 36.
    • Towed torpedo decoys SLQ-25A Nixie.
  • Systems
    • Command-and-control system: ACDS Block 1 level 2 (LHD 1 y 7) y Block 0 (LHD 2-6).
    • Command-and-control system: SSDS Mk 2 (LHD 8).
    • Marine Tactical Command and Control: USMC MTACCS (Marine Tactical Command & Control System).
    • Data Link-4A/11/16
    • Communications UHF SATCOM, SHF SATCOM, INMARSAT, UHF, HF, VHF, GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress & Safety System), EHF.
    • Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) (LHD 6-8)
    • Integrated Automatic Detection and Tracking (IADT) AN/SYS-2
    • TACAN URN-25.
  • Weapons
    • 2 Mk-29 NATO Sea Sparrow
    • 2 RIM-116 RAM (Rolling Airframe Missile)
    • 3 CIWS Mk-15 Mod. 2 Phalanx. (2 in LHD 5-7)
    • 4 BAE Mk-38 Mod. 2 of 25 mm.(3 in LHD 5-7)
  • Transport
    • A Wasp-class vessel can transport up to 30,800 square feet, and another 20,000 square feet for vehicles.
    • Typical composition: 5 M-1 Abrams battle tanks, 25 AAV´s, 8 M-198 howitzers, 68 trucks and other support vehicles.
  • Aircraft carried
    • Typical composition: 6 AV-8B Harrier II, 4 AH-1W SuperCobre, 12 CH-46 Sea Knight o 4 MV-22 Osprey, 4 CH-53 Sea Stallion, 3 UH-1N Huey
    • Flight deck: 259 x 34 meters.
    • 2 lifts of 34 tns.
    • The flight deck features 9 helicopter take-off spots.
  • Other
    • Floodable well dock: 81 x 15,2 meters for 2 LCU (Landing Craft Utility) or 3 LCAC (Landing Craft Air Cushion) or 6 LCM-8 (Landing Craft Mechanized) or 40 AAV (Amphibious Assault Vehicle)
    • Monorail trains moving at up to 183 m per minute deliver cargo from the storage areas to the well deck
    • Hospital with 64 beds, 4 Un hospital con 64 camas, 4 principal operating rooms, 2 secundary operating rooms, 4 dentistry rooms, Radiology room, blood bank, laboratories.
    • 6 lifts load of 3.6 x 7.6 meters
Published in United States
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 10:21

LPD "GALICIA" CLASS - LANDING PLATFORM DOCK

Additional Info

  • Ships in class
    NAMENUMBERLAUNCHEDCOMMISSIONEDHOMEPORT
    Galicia L-51 21 July 1997 29 April 1998 Rota Naval Base
    Castilla L-52 14 June 1999 26 June 2000 Rota Naval Base
  • Length
    • 160 meters
  • Beam
    • 187.5 meters
  • Draft
    • 25 meters
  • Displacement
    • 13,100 tonnes

     

  • Propulsion
    • 4 diesel Bazan Bravo of 22,000 HP
    • 2 propeller of variable step of 4 meters
    • 1 bow thrusters to maneuver than 1,800 CV.
  • Electric power
    • 2 diesel-generator of 1,530 HP each
    • 1 diesel emergency generator of 715 kW
  • Speed
    • 20 knots
  • Range
    • 6,500 NM at 12 knots
  • Complement
    • 185/190 crew in Galicia/Castila included Staff, Air group, Naval Beach Group and Landing force.
  • Sensors
    • Air radar 3D TRS-3D/16 (Castilla only) .
    • Navigation radar: LPI Pilot Mk-2 Mod. 7 (Castilla only).
    • Surface search and navigation radar: KH 1007 en banda I.
    • Air search radar: KH 1007 en banda F (2 Galicia)
    • IFF AN/TPX-54 Mk-XII (Galicia)
    • IFF IFFR-100 (Castilla)
    • TACAN AN/SRN-15A
  • ESM/ECM
    • ESM Aldebarán Mk-3300, ESM/ECM (Castilla)
    • ESM de comunicaciones Regulus Mk-9500
  • Countermeasures
    • 6 SRBOC Mk-36 Infrared flares and chaff launcher
  • Systems

    Combat system: Tritan V.

    • Integrated Communications System ICCS-4.
    • CCTV (Closed Circuit Television)
    • Boats Control System
    • Data link Link-11/16
    • Communications UHF SATCOM, SHF SATCOM, INMARSAT, UHF, HF, VHF, GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress & Safety System), Iridium
  • Weapons
    • 2 guns Oerlikon of 20 mm
  • Transport
    • Personal: 615 Galicia and 577 Castilla
    • Vehicle garage 1,010 square meters
  • Aircraft carried
    • Capacity of hangar for 4 helicopters SH-3D or 6 AB-212
    • Take-off spots 3 helicopters

     

  • Information
    • Hospital with 2 full surgery rooms, Intensive care unit for 8 patients, X-ray room, laboratory, dentist's office
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