LPD Flight IIA Specifications

Aviation Facilities

  • Land/Launch Spots
    • 2 x CH-53E or
    • 2 x MV-22 or
    • 2 x CH-46 or
    • 2 x AH/UH-1

Electric Plant

  • AC Zonal Distribution System
  • 10KW
  • 400 Hz Frequency Converters

Auxiliary Systems

  • A/C Plants (CFC Free): 1,500 tons installed
  • RO Plants: 72,000 GPD installed
  • Cargo Elevators: 12,000 lb capacity
  • Lift Platform: 6,000 lb capacity

Medical Facilities

  • Medical Operating Rooms: 1
  • Hospital Ward Beds: 8
  • Dental Operating Rooms: 1

Accommodations

  • Ship’s complement: 396
  • Troop: 506 Total

Surveillance

  • 2D/3D Radars
  • AN/SPQ-9B – Fire Control Radar
  • AN/UPX-29 Central IFF

Weapons

  • 2 x RAM Launchers
  • 2 x 25mm MK 38
  • 4 x .50 Caliber Machine Guns

Command and Control

  • Links 11, 16
  • AN/SPQ-12V
  • NTCSS
  • GCCS-M
  • SGS/AC
  • CENTRIX

Survivability

  • Collective Protection System (Single Zone)
  • Strengthened Structure Against Whipping
  • Fragmentation Protection
  • Water Mist Fire Extinguishing System
  • Degaussing System

Why Flight IIA?

Dimensions

  • Overall length: 684 ft, 208.5m
  • Beam, DWL: 105 ft, 31.9m
  • Full load Draft: 21.7 ft, 6.6m

Weights (metric tons)

  • Lightship: 17,890
  • Full load at delivery: 24,085

Performance

  • Sustained Speed: 20+ knots
  • Installed Power: 26,820 SHP
  • Service Life: 40 years

Machinery Systems

  • 20 MW MPDE
  • Direct Drive Reduction Gears
  • 2 x Controllable Pitch Propellers

Amphibious Systems

  • Vehicle Square (net): 24,900 sq ft
  • Cargo Cube (net): 18,000 cu ft
  • Cargo Fuel, JP-5: 310,000 gal
  • Landing Craft: 2 x LCAC or 1 x LCU
  • Well Deck Operations: Wet/Dry

Navigation

  • NAVSSI
  • AN/UQN-4A Sonar Sounding Set
  • AN/WQN-2 DSVL
  • AN/SPS-73 Surface Search Radar
  • AN/WSN-7
  • AN/URN-26 TACAN
  • Anti-Jam GPS
  • Integrated Bridge

Communications

  • SI COMMS
  • HF/VHF/UHF Voice/Data
  • DWTS/EPLRS
  • UHF/SHF/EHF SATCOM
  • SMS
  • Secure VTC
  • SWAN

EW & Decoy

  • AN/SLQ-25
  • AN/SLQ-32A
  • MK-36 SRBOC

Common Platform, Multiple Missions