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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

On July 13 began the UNITAS LVIII-17 miltinational exercises and will be held until next June 26 in Peruvian waters.

In this edition of UNITAS, units from the United States, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Spain, King Britain and Peru participate.

UNITAS will be developed in several phases in which anti-submarine, anti-surface, anti-aircraft, MIO, SAR exercises will be carried out

The present exercises UNITAS will count on the participation, among others, of the following units:

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