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  • LHD-8 USS Makin Island

    US US Navy




    2009 to present    


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    Flight Deck: 8
    Call Sign: NMXG


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    History of US LHD-8 USS Makin Island

    2004-feb-14Laid down
    2006-sep-22Launched
    2009-oct-24Commissioned
    2017-jan-20NEWS Gulf of Aden Pakistan Navy Alouette III on USS Makin Island

    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

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    Builder

       

    US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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