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LPH-2 IWO JIMA class

Specifications
Power Plant Two boilers, one geared steam turbines,
one shaft, 22,000 total shaft horsepower
Length Overall Length: 598 ft Waterline Length: 556 ft
Flight Deck Width 104 feet (31.2 meters)
Beam 84 feet (25.2 meters)
Draft Maximum Navigational Draft: 29 ft
Draft Limit: 30 ft
Displacement Light Displacement: 13465 tons
Full Displacement: 19395 tons
Dead Weight: 5930 tons
Speed 23 knots (26.5 miles per hour)
Aircraft(actual mix depends upon mission)
11 - CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters
20 - CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters
1 - UH-1 or SH-3 as SAR helicopters
3 - UH-1 Marine Corps helicopters
3 - AH-1 Marine Corps helicopters
Crew Ships Company: 80 officers, 638 enlisted
Marine Detachment: 1,750
Armament2 - 20mm Phalanx CIWS
Unit Operating Cost
Annual Average
~$32,500,000 [source: [FY1996 VAMOSC]



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