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  • LSD-41 USS Whidbey Island

    US US Navy




    1985 to present    


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    Call Sign: NNWI


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    History of US LSD-41 USS Whidbey Island

    1981-aug-4Laid down
    1983-jun-10Launched
    1985-feb-9Commissioned
    1985-feb-10HomeportLittle Creek naval base
    1993-junTrialsConducted trials of the Quick Reaction Combat Capability, which became the Ship Self Defense System.
    2016-nov-03NEWS Central Mediterranean Operation Odyssey Lightning
    2016-dec-27NEWS USS Wasp Completes First Deployment in 12 Years

    Specifications

       

        from Whidbey Island class
    415crew
    402troops
    15725full load (tn)
    186length (m)
    25.60beam (m)
    6.30draught (m)
    8000range (nm)
    22max speed (knots)
    33000power (shp)
    4Naval Engine diesel
    2Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    4Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-67
    1Naval Radar surface search and navigation radar AN/SPS-64

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        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
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    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, Harbor Island



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