Littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS-5)

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Classification

Type:
type: Littoral combat ship

Basic information

Namesake:
City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Marinette Marine
Operator:
Ordered:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:
MMSI:
369970707

Ship measurements

Displacement:
3500 t
Length:
115.3 m
Beam (overall):
17.5 m
Beam:
13 m
Draught:
4 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 (33 km/h; 21 mph)

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 C-band radar
  • X-Band Navigational Radar
  • S-Band Navigational Radar
  • WBR 2000
  • Super RBOCs
  • Nulka decoy launchers
Armament:
  • 1 * BAE Systems Mk 110 57 mm gun
  • 1 * RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missiles
  • 6 * Mark 50 torpedo tubes
  • 2 * Mk 44 Bushmaster II 30 millimeter guns
  • 4 * .50-cal guns
  • Mission modules
Aircraft:
  • 1 * MH-60R/S Seahawk
  • 1 * MQ-8 Fire Scout

USS Milwaukee (LCS-5) is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. She is the fifth ship to be named for the city of Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin.

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