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  • AFSB(I)-15 USS Ponce

    US US Navy

    1971 to 2012 - LPD-15 USS Ponce    



    2012 to present    



    AFSB(I)-15 USS Ponce

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    See Also: L Austin class LPD-15


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    History of US LPD-15 USS Ponce

    1965-may-17Ordered
    1966-oct-31Laid down
    1970-may-20Launched
    1971-jul-10Commissioned
    2012Decommissionedreclassified as AFSB(I)-15

    History of US AFSB(I)-15 USS Ponce

    2012-mayCommissioned Afloat Forward Staging Base
    2013-dec-15Persian Gulf Apaches Texas National Guard training on board
    2016-mar-28NEWS KWCamp Buehring 40th CAB and USS Ponce Interoperability Exercise

    Specifications

       

        from Austin class
    420crew
    900troops
    9750light (tn)
    17350full load (tn)
    174length (m)
    25.60beam (m)
    7draught (m)
    21max speed (knots)
    24000power (shp)

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
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    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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