LCS-8 USS Montgomery

US US Navy




   


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2011-mar-17Orderedfrom General Dynamics
2013-jun-25Laid down
2014-aug-6Launched
2017-apr-11NEWS USNAS Patuxent River MQ-8C Completes First Test Period Aboard LCS

Specifications    

    from Independence class
40crew
2176light (tn)
2784full load (tn)
127.40length (m)
31.60beam (m)
3.90draught (m)
4300range (nm)
47max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODAG
1Naval Gun single 57 mm
4Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Sea Giraffe

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US Austal USA,


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