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  • AOR-6 USS Kalamazoo

    US US Navy




    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
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    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Fore River Shipyard,



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