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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