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  • LHD-5 USS Bataan

    US US Navy




    1997 to present    


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    Flight Deck: 5
    Call Sign: NBAT


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    History of US LHD-5 USS Bataan

    1991-dec-20Ordered
    1994-jun-22Laid down
    1996-mar-15Launched
    1997-sep-20Commissioned
    1999-sep-14Port VisitNS Norfolk 14 Sep 1999 visiting NS Nofolk, VA.with 7 CH-46Es embarked (3 unidentified).
    2001-octDeploymentArabian Sea Enduring Freedom Launched CH-63Es from HMM-264 carrying US Marines from Task Force 58 in their assault on Rhino.
    2005-may-17NEWS USNAS Patuxent River AH-1Z/UH-1Y complete first sea trials
    2007-sep-4AircraftFirst CV-22 Osprey trials by USAF 8th SOS
    2007-sep-04NEWS 8th SOS CV-22 on USS Bataan
    2010-jan-18DeploymentHTPort au Prince Operation Panlake Diverted with its embarked V-22 and 22 MEU to Haiti for Earthquake relief effort (arrived 18 Jan) as part of US Operation Unified Response, with USS Nassau.
    2020-mar-12DeploymentArabian Sea with 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, part of U.S. 5th Fleet

    Specifications

       

        from Wasp class
    1080crew
    1900troops
    41180full load (tn)
    257.20length (m)
    33.50beam (m)
    9.10draught (m)
    22max speed (knots)
    70000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    2Missile Launcher Mk 49 21-cell RAM
    2Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow
    3Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm
    3Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US USMC Bell V-22 Osprey 010
    US USMC B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 1242
    US USMC Bell UH-1N 20
    US USMC Sikorsky S-80 H-53E 40
    US USMC Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra 40
    US USMC Bell UH-1Y Venom 02

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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