LSD-41 USS Whidbey Island

US US Navy




1985 to present    


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Call Sign: NNWI


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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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