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|'''Dimensions:'''||844ft x 140ft x 26ft 4in<br>''257.3m x 42.67m x 8.13m''
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|'''Machinery:'''||2 sets geared turbines, 77,000shp = 24kts. Range 9500nm at 20kts
 
|'''Machinery:'''||2 sets geared turbines, 77,000shp = 24kts. Range 9500nm at 20kts

Revision as of 03:31, 20 May 2017

Wasp class amphibious assault ships

specifications

Displacement: 28.235t light, 40,533t full load
Dimensions: 257.3m x 42.67m x 8.13m
Machinery: 2 sets geared turbines, 77,000shp = 24kts. Range 9500nm at 20kts
Armament: 2 Sea Sparrow launchers, 3 Phalanx, 30-32 CH-46 helicopters and 6 AV-8B Harriers
Sensors: Radar SPS-49, SPS-52C (SPS-48E in LHD2 and later), SPN-35, SPN-43
Complement: 1080 (plus 1873 troops)

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp History Note
LHD-1 Wasp Ingalls SB 1985.05.30 1987.08.04 1989.07.29 In service
LHD-2 Essex Ingalls SB 1989.03.20 1991.02.23 1992.10.17 In service
LHD-3 Kearsarge Ingalls SB 1990.02.06 1992.03.26 1993.10.16 In service
LHD-4 Boxer Ingalls SB 1991.04.18 1993.08.13 1995.02.11 In service
LHD-5 Bataan Ingalls SB 1994.06.22 1996.03.15 1997.09.20 In service
LHD-6 Bonhomme Richard Ingalls SB 18 Apr 1995 14 Mar 1997 15 Aug 1998
LHD-7 Iwo Jima Ingalls SB 1997.12.12 2001.03.25 2001.06.30 In service
LHD-8 Makin Island NGSS Pascagoula 2004.02.14 2006.09.22 2009.04.16 In service