CG-55 USS Leyte Gulf

US US Navy




1987 to present    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NLEG


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History of US CG-55 USS Leyte Gulf

1983-jun-20Ordered
1985-mar-18Laid down
1986-jun-20Launched
1987-sep-26Commissioned
2014-mar-31DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 14-1 JW 14-1
2017-aug-1DeploymentUKNorth Western Approaches Exercise Saxon Warrior 17 participated in NATO exercise
2018-feb-5DeploymentAccident Minor collision with USNS Robert E Peary off coast of Florida while conducting RAS training.

Specifications

   

    from Ticonderoga VLS class
2Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS




Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 22


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Builder

   

US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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