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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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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The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder    

US Ingalls Shipbuilding,


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