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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