LHD-6 USS Bonhomme Richard

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LHD-6 USS Bonhomme Richard


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Flight Deck: 6
Call Sign: NBHR


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History of US LHD-6 USS Bonhomme Richard

1995-apr-18Laid down
2007-jan-26AircraftCalifornia off coast MH-60S 166310 accident
2013-jul-15DeploymentCoral Sea Talisman Saber 2013
2014-apr-20DeploymentKRoff Kunsan Part of PHIBRON 11, 31st MEU, SAR operations for the sunken ferry Sewol of the coast of the Republic of Korea
2015-feb-28NEWS Marine V-22 Osprey Shown to Malaysian Armed Forces
2015-mar-27NEWS Ospreys land on Korean Amphibious Ship Dokdo
2015-apr-2 with VMM-262 Ospreys aboard
2015-jul-7Deployment Talisman Sabre 2015 participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15. Flagship for US Expeditionary Strike Group 7.
2015-jul-15NEWS MV-22 Osprey in Talisman Sabre 2015
2016-mar-18NEWS USA and South Korea Exercise Ssang Yong 2016
2017-mayDeploymentJPSasebo Naval Base Departed Sasebo for a 4 month deployment in 7th Fleet area of operations. Returned on 25 Sep.
2017-sep-19NEWS JPMCAS Futenma 31st MEU Completes Deployment, Returns to Okinawa
2018-janDeploymentJPSasebo Naval Base US 7th Fleet Relieved as Forward deployed Amphibious Force 7th Fleet flagship at Sasebo by USS Wasp.
2018-feb-13NEWS THU-Tapao US Marines in Thailand for Cobra Gold 2018



    from Wasp class
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



    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

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