Amphibious transport dock USS San Antonio (LPD-17)

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Classification

Type:
type: Amphibious transport dock

Basic information

Namesake:
The city of San Antonio, Texas
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Avondale Shipyard
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:
MMSI:
366997034

Ship measurements

Displacement:
25000 t
Length:
208.5 m
Length (waterline):
201.4 m
Beam (overall):
31.9 m
Beam:
29.5 m
Draught:
7 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 4 * Colt-Pielstick diesel engines
  • 2 * shafts
  • 40,000 hp (30 MW)
Speed:
22 knots

Crew

Complement:
363

Combat assets

Troops:
800
Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 *¬†LCACs (air cushion)
  • or 1 * LCU (conventional)
Electronics:
  • AN/SPS-48E
  • AN/SPQ-9B
  • AN/SPS-73
  • AN/SLQ-25A Nixie
  • AN/SLQ-32A(V)2
  • Mark 36 SRBOC
  • MK 53 /¬†Nulka
Armament:
  • 2 * 30 mm MK46 cannons for surface threat defense
  • 2 * RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile launchers for air defense & missile defense
Aircraft:

4 * MH-60S Seahawk (Knighthawk) helicopters or 2 * MV-22 tilt rotor aircraft may be launched or recovered simultaneously

USS San Antonio (LPD-17), the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock or landing platform dock, is the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city of San Antonio, Texas. The ship is designed to deliver up to 800 U.S. Marines ashore by landing craft and helicopters.

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