JP Osumi class

おおすみ型輸送艦

Landing Ship/Platform Dock
ships



1998    


Landing Ship/Platform Dock Osumi class

The class is formally designated as tank landing ships ( LST ) but they lack the bow doors and beaching capability traditionally associated with LSTs. Their well deck and aircraft landing area makes them more like a small Assault Carrier

Specifications

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140crew
330troops
8900light (tn)
14000full load (tn)
178length (m)
25.80beam (m)
6draught (m)
22max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine diesel
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

Aircraft

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    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
JP JGSDF KHI CH-47J 02
JP JMSDF Mitsubishi SH-60K Seahawk 02

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Shipyards

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JP Maizuru - 1nm NW of Maizuru City, Kyoto1
JP Mitsui Tamano - 2


List of Ships

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JPJMSDFLST 4001JDS Ōsumi1998--
JPJMSDFLST 4002JDS Shimokita2002--
JPJMSDFLST 4003JDS Kunisaki2003--



3 units


Events

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1995-dec-6Laid downJP LST 4001 JDS Ōsumi
1996-nov-18LaunchedJP LST 4001 JDS Ōsumi
1998-mar-11CommissionedJP LST 4001 JDS Ōsumi
1999-nov-30Laid downJP LST 4002 JDS Shimokita
2000-sep-7Laid downJP LST 4003 JDS Kunisaki
2000-nov-29LaunchedJP LST 4002 JDS Shimokita
2001-dec-13LaunchedJP LST 4003 JDS Kunisaki
2002-mar-12CommissionedJP LST 4002 JDS Shimokita
2003-feb-26CommissionedJP LST 4003 JDS Kunisaki
2009-nov-17JP LST 4002 JDS Shimokita during US/Japan exercises



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