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LPD 4 Austin class

Specifications
Power plant Two boilers, two steam turbines, two shafts, 24,000 shaft horsepower
Length Overall Length: 569 ft
Waterline Length: 548 ft
Beam Extreme Beam: 105 ft
Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Draft Maximum Navigational Draft: 22 ft
Draft Limit: 23 ft
Ballasted: 34 feet
Displacement Light Displacement: 9201 tons
Full Displacement: 16914 tons
Dead Weight: 7713 tons
Speed 21 knots (24.2 mph, 38.7 kph)
Aircraft Up to six CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters
Well Deck Capacity: 1 - Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), or
1 - Landing Craft, Utility (LCU), or
4 - LCM-8 Landing Craft, Mechanized (LCM), or
9 - LCM-6 Landing Craft, Mechanized (LCM), or
24 AAV Amphibious Assault Vehicle
Crew Ship's Company: 420 (24 officers, 396 enlisted)
Marine Detachment: 900
Combat Systems SPS-40 - Air Search Radar
SPS-60 - Surface Search Radar
SPS-64 - Navigational Radar
Furuno - Navigational Radar
Armament 2 - 25mm Mk 38 guns
2 - Phalanx CIWS
8 - .50-calibre machine guns.
Unit cost $235-419 million
Unit Operating Cost
Annual Average
~$22,500,000 [source: [FY1996 VAMOSC]



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