Sea Weapons

Landing Helicopter Assault

America

USS America (LHA-6)

Preceded by:

Wasp (1989)

Succeeded by:

None

Datafile

ClassAmerica
TypeLanding Helicopter Assault
Year2014
Crew1,059
Transport1687
Dimensions
Length257.3 m
Beam32.3 m
Draught
Displacement
Empty44,971 t
Loaded?
Performance
Speed41 km/h
Range17,594 km @ 37 km/h
Machinery
Shafts2
Turbines2 x Gas turbine
70,000 hp
General Electric
LM2500

Fuel-
Armament
Anti-Aircraft3 x 20-mm (3 x 1)
Phalanx CIWS
AA WeaponsRIM-116 (2 x 21)
RIM-162 (2 x 8)
Armor
ArmorNone
Sensors
RadarAN/SPQ-9B
AN/SPS-48E
AN/SPN-35C
AN/SPS-49
Aircraft
Aircraft6-22
Helicopters28
Production
Built2
Total2

Registry

Ship Code Builder Laid Launch Comm Decomm Fate
America LHA-6 Ingalls17/07/0904/06/1211/10/14-Active
Tripoli LHA-7 Huntington Ingalls22/06/1401/05/1715/07/20-Active
Bougainville LHA-8 Huntington Ingalls14/03/19---Under construction

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