AOR-6 USS Kalamazoo

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1973 to 1996    


AOR-6 USS Kalamazoo

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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NKZO


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History of US AOR-6 USS Kalamazoo

1970-oct-1Laid down
1972-nov-1Launched
1973-aug-11Commissioned
1991-jan-15 Operation Desert Shield/Storm 15Jan91 - 30Mar91
1996-aug-16Decommissioned
1998-oct-29Struck
2008-jul-15Fate: scrappedto Esco Marine at Brownsville, Texas

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


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Builder

   

US Fore River Shipyard,



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