Littoral combat ship USS Indianapolis (LCS-17)

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Classification

Type:
type: Littoral combat ship

Basic information

Namesake:
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. As of 2017, Indianapolis is the third most populous city in the American Midwest and 16th most populous in the U.S., with an estimated population of 863,002.
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Marinette Marine
Operator:
Ordered:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:
MMSI:
368926296

Ship measurements

Displacement:
3500 t
Length:
115.3 m
Beam:
17.5 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) 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
Armament:
  • 1 * BAE Systems Mk 110 57 mm gun, 400 rounds in turret and two ready service magazines with 240 rounds each
  • 21 * RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile¬†Surface-to-Air Missiles
  • Honeywell Mk 50 Torpedo
  • NETFIRES PAM missile in the ASuW module
  • 2 * .50 cal (12.7 mm) machine guns
  • can be fitted with up to 4 * Mk44 Bushmaster II 30mm guns
Aircraft:
  • 2 * MH-60R/S Seahawk
  • 1 * MQ-8 Fire Scout

USS Indianapolis (LCS-17) will be a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. It will be the fourth ship in naval service named after Indianapolis, Indiana.

Marinette Marine is building the Indianapolis at its Marinette, Wisconsin shipyard.

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