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  • AFS-1 USS Mars

    US US Navy




    1963 to 1998    


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    History of US AFS-1 USS Mars

    1962-may-5Laid down
    1963-jun-15Launched
    1963-dec-1Commissioned
    1965-marAircraftUH-46A 150965
    1965-sepwith HC-1 Det Atsugi, Japan
    1966-sep-23Shellback Initiation on Helo flight deck
    1969-apr-8Deploymentlost UH-46 152494
    1990-dec-4First ship to desert storm
    1998-feb-19Decommissioned
    2004-may-24Struck
    2006-jul-15Fate: sunksunk off Hawaii as a torpedo target during RIMPAC 2006

    Specifications

       

        from Mars class
    150crew
    9200light (tn)
    18000full load (tn)
    177length (m)
    24beam (m)
    8.50draught (m)
    21max speed (knots)
    3Naval Engine boilers
    1Naval Engine steam turbines
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-10

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US United States Naval Aviation B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 12
    US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 22
    US United States Naval Aviation SNIA SA330 Puma 10

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US NASSCO San Diego,



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