Amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans (LPD-18)

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Classification

Type:
type: Amphibious transport dock

Basic information

Namesake:
The City of New Orleans, Louisiana
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Avondale Shipyard
Operator:
Ordered:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
24433 t
Length:
208.4 m
Length (waterline):
201.4 m
Beam (overall):
32 m
Beam:
29.5 m
Draught:
7 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 4 * Colt-Pielstick diesel engines
  • 2 * shafts
  • 40,000 hp (30,000 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 New Orleans (LPD-18), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, is the fourth commissioned ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. She is designed to be able to deliver a fully equipped battalion of 700 Marines.

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