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  • US America (2014) class

    US Wasp class
    Assault Carrier
    ships



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    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

    Specifications

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    1059crew
    1500troops
    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

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    US USMC Bell V-22 Osprey 012
    US USMC Sikorsky S-80 H-53E 04
    US USMC Bell UH-1Y Venom 00
    US USMC Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra 08

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Shipyards

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    US Ingalls Shipbuilding - 2


    List of Ships

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    USUS NavyLHA-6USS America62014--
    USUS NavyLHA-7USS Tripoli72020--




    2 units


    Events

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    2007-jun-1OrderedUS LHA-6 USS America
    2009-jul-17Laid downUS LHA-6 USS America
    2012-may-31OrderedUS LHA-7 USS Tripoli
    2012-jun-4LaunchedUS LHA-6 USS America
    2014-jun-22Laid downUS LHA-7 USS Tripoli
    2014-augUS LHA-6 USS America maiden transit around South America, America visits Americas, MH-60S 167816
    2014-sep-15HomeportUS LHA-6 USS America arrived at NB San Diego
    2014-oct-6Port VisitUS 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-11CommissionedUS LHA-6 USS America during Fleet Week in San Francisco
    2017-may-1LaunchedUS LHA-7 USS Tripoli at Ingalls Shipbuilding
    2019-jul-19US LHA-7 USS Tripoli Completed Builders Trials in Gulf of Mexico.
    2020-jul-15CommissionedUS LHA-7 USS Tripoli Commissioned by Fleet Message, as ceremony was cancelled due to COVID19 precautions.
    2020-sep-17DeploymentUS LHA-6 USS America Exercising in Philippine Sea, part of 31st MEU, with V-22s of VMM-262 embarked.
    2020-sep-18HomeportUS LHA-7 USS Tripoli Arrived at NS San Diego, after a trip around Cape Horn.






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