AOR-3 USS Kansas City

US US Navy




1970 to 1994    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NZCM
See Also: LCS Independence class LCS-22


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History of US AOR-3 USS Kansas City

1968-apr-18Laid down
1969-jun-1Launched
1970-jun-6Commissioned
1991-jan-13 Operation Desert Shield/Storm 13Jan91 - 19Apr91
1994-oct-7Decommissioned
1997-apr-8Struck

Specifications

   

    from Wichita class
430crew
13500light (tn)
40000full load (tn)
200.90length (m)
29.30beam (m)
10.60draught (m)
20max speed (knots)
3Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines
1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-58
1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-10

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
US United States Naval Aviation B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 23


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US Fore River Shipyard,



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