America (2014) class

Wasp class
Assault Carrier


Assault Carrier America (2014) class

Formelly known as LHA(R), America is based on the the last ship of the Wasp class but with the well deck removed in order to give priority to aviation assets, more MV-22 Ospreys tilt-rotors and V/STOL F-35 fighters

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44970full load (tn)
257.30length (m)
32.30beam (m)
7.90draught (m)
70000power (shp)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

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    Typical Max
USMC Bell v-22 Osprey 012
USMC Sikorsky s-80 H-53E 04
USMC Bell UH-1Y Venom 00
USMC Bell 209 ah-1 cobra 08

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Shipyards Login to Edit

Ingalls Shipbuilding - 2

Ships on Database Login to Edit

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US NavyLHA-7USS Tripoli7----
US NavyLHA-6USS America62014--

2 units

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2007-jun-1Ordered LHA-6 USS America
2009-jul-17Laid down LHA-6 USS America
2012-may-31Ordered LHA-7 USS Tripoli
2012-jun-4Launched LHA-6 USS America
2014-jun-22Laid down LHA-7 USS Tripoli
2014-sep-15Homeport LHA-6 USS America arrived at NB San Diego
2014-oct-6Port Visit LHA-6 USS America San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 in San Francisco at pier 30-32 for Fleet Week and commissioning during the event
2014-oct-11Commissioned LHA-6 USS America during Fleet Week in San Francisco

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