Littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS-3)

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Classification

Type:
type: Littoral combat ship

Basic information

Namesake:
City of Fort Worth, Texas
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Marinette Marine
Operator:
Ordered:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
3500 t
Length:
118 m
Beam (overall):
17.7 m
Beam:
13 m
Draught:
3.9 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 2 * Rolls-Royce MT30 36 MW (48,000 hp) gas turbines
  • 2 * Colt-Pielstick diesel engines
  • 4 * Rolls-Royce waterjets
  • 4 * Isotta Fraschini V1708 diesel engines with Hitzinger generator units rated at 800 kW each
Speed:
45 knots
Range:
3,500 nmi (6,500 km; 4,000 mi) at 18 knots (21 mph; 33 km/h)

Crew

Complement:
125
Ship's company:
50
Mission crew:
75

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 11 m (36 ft) Rigid-hulled inflatable boat
  • 12 m (40 ft) high-speed boats
Electronics:
  • EADS TRS-3D 3D air and surface search radar
  • Lockheed Martin COMBATSS-21 combat management system
  • AN/SQR-20 Multi-Function Towed Array (As part of ASW mission module)
  • Argon ST WBR-2000 ESM system
  • Terma A/S SKWS decoy system
Armament:
  • 1 * BAE Systems Mk 110 57 mm gun, 400 rounds in turret and two ready service magazines with 240 rounds each
  • 4 * .50 cal (12.7 mm) machine guns
  • 21 * RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile¬†Surface-to-Air Missiles
  • Mark 50 torpedo
Aircraft:
  • 2 * MH-60R/S Seahawks
  • 1 * MQ-8 Fire Scout

USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. She is the first ship to be named after Fort Worth, Texas, the 16th-largest city in the United States.

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