Amphibious transport dock USS Pittsburgh (LPD-31)

Amphibious transport dock USS Pittsburgh (LPD-31) 0

Basic information

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Ship measurements

Displacement:
25,000 t
Length:
208.5 m
Beam:
29.5 m
Draft:
7 m

Machine

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

Personnel

Complement:
361
Total capacity:
800

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * LCACs (air cushion)
  • or 1 * LCU (conventional)
Armament:
  • 2 * 30 mm Bushmaster II cannons, for surface threat defense;
  • 2 * Rolling Airframe Missile launchers for air defense
Aircraft:
  • 4 * CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters or 2 * MV-22 tilt rotor aircraft may be launched or recovered simultaneously

USS Pittsburgh (LPD-31), a Flight 2 San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock for the United States Navy, will be the fifth United States Navy vessel named after Pittsburgh. Secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite officially announced multiple ship names, including Pittsburgh, during his visit to the oldest U.S. Navy commissioned ship afloat, USS Constitution, on 15 January 2021.

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