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  • LHA-5 USS Peleliu

    US US Navy




    1980 to 2015    



    LHA-5 USS Peleliu

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    Flight Deck: 5
    Call Sign: NPEL


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    History of US LHA-5 USS Peleliu

    1970-nov-6Ordered
    1976-nov-12Laid down
    1978-nov-25Launched
    1980-may-3Commissioned
    1989-sep-10AircraftUH-1N 160828 accident
    2001-nov-25DeploymentArabian Sea Enduring Freedom Launched CH-63Es from HMM-163 carrying US Marines from Task Force 58 in their assault on Rhino.
    2008-jun-2Port VisitSGPort of Singapore visit Singapore
    2014-jul-25NEWS AH-64E perform first deck landing qualifications

    Specifications

       

        from Tarawa class
    900crew
    1900troops
    39400full load (tn)
    250length (m)
    32beam (m)
    7.90draught (m)
    24max speed (knots)
    70000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    2Missile Launcher Mk 49 21-cell RAM
    4Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Aids TACAN URN-20
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-52

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    Builder

       

    US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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