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  • LSD-48 USS Ashland

    US US Navy

    1992 to present    


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    Call Sign: NAOW


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    History of US LSD-48 USS Ashland

    1988-apr-4Laid down
    1992-may-10HomeportLittle Creek naval base
    2015-jul-15NEWS MV-22 Osprey in Talisman Sabre 2015
    2016-mar-18NEWS USA and South Korea Exercise Ssang Yong 2016
    2017-sep-19NEWS JPMCAS Futenma 31st MEU Completes Deployment, Returns to Okinawa
    2018-janDeploymentJPSasebo Naval Base Wasp Strike Group Part of Expeditionary Strike Group supporting USS Wasp in her Jan-Apr 2018 Pacfic deployment
    2019-jul-28NEWS Coral Sea Marine Air Traffic Control Mobile Team
    2019-jul-30NEWS Coral Sea Air Assault Company of a Marine Expeditionary Unit
    2019-sep-18NEWS JPCamp Hansen Wasp Amphibious Ready Group in the East China Sea



        from Whidbey Island class
    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



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



    US Avondale Shipyard,

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