Wasp class amphibious assault ships (USN, LHD-1)

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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 30 May 1985 4 Aug 1987 29 Jul 1989
LHD-2 Essex Ingalls SB 20 Mar 1989 23 Feb 1991 17 Oct 1992
LHD-3 Kearsarge Ingalls SB 6 Feb 1990 26 Mar 1992 16 Oct 1993
LHD-4 Boxer Ingalls SB 18 Apr 1991 13 Aug 1993 11 Feb 1995
LHD-5 Bataan Ingalls SB 22 Jun 1994 15 Mar 1996 20 Sept 1997
LHD-6 Bonhomme Richard Ingalls SB 18 Apr 1995 14 Mar 1997 15 Aug 1998
LHD-7 Iwo Jima Ingalls SB 12 Dec 1997 25 Mar 2001 30 Jun 2001
LHD-8 Makin Island NGSS Pascagoula 14 Feb 2004 22 Sept 2006 16 Apr 2009