LPD Derivative Hull Form: Other Mission Capabilities

Ballistic Missile Defense: The LPD derivative can be tailored to perform ballistic missile defense missions with the capacity for powerful radars, mission magazines, and command and control systems.

Joint Command and Control: A Command and Control ship, based on the LPD derivative design can provide an effective and efficient approach to recapitalizing current aging assets. The flexibility and margin inherent in the design coupled with available internal volume provide ample space for fitting out with services required for sustained Joint Command and Control of theater operations.

Future Surface Combatant: The LPD derivative hull form design offers ample margins and flexible arrangement opportunities to integrate next generation energy weapons and future power requirements. Generous sized well deck and a large flight deck make the perfect platform for launch, recovery, and stowage of large inventories of unmanned surface, subsurface and aviation vehicles.

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