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NEWCON LHD/LHA Amphibious Assault

2008200920122017
Builder: Fincantieri S.p.a.
Full Load Displacement tons 15,000 16,000 20,000 ~40,000
32,306 ????
Light Displacement tons 25,816
22,000 ????
Length overall meters 165165,0 190.00 245.00
800 feet
Length Between Perpendicular meters 147,0 167.00 213.40
Maximum breadth meters 31 31,0 33 36.00
Breadth meters 28.00 ...
Corresponding Draft meters 6,3 ...
Flight deck height meters 24,5 ...
Main Garage Deck height meters 8,5 ...
Depth meters 27.70
Propulsion 2 electric motors on pod by 10 MW each Diesel engines CODOG - 2 x DE + 2 TAG and 2 EM
up to 10 knots / 2 x FCPP)
Propulsion kWm 10,000 ...
Diesel Generators sets kWe 4x 2,500 4 + 2 Shaft generators
Operational speed
(max/range)
knots 2022 20 25/16 kn
Range NM 7.000 7.000 at cruise speed 7,000 at 16 knots 7,000 nm
Endurance days ... ... ... 30
Flight deck 5 EH-1015 spots for EH 101 or 7 smaller helos up to 6 helicopters EH-101 type
  • 9 spots for helicopters, of which 1 SAR and 2 emergency
  • 5 landing points
  • 2 can handle CH-47, CH-53 heavy-duty helicopters and
  • AV-8B and F-35B fighters

  • 6 AW-101 (ie EH-101) helicopters +
  • 2 A-129/SH-90 helicopters simultaneously.
  • Helicopters hangar 5 EH-101parking area for 5 EH 101 up to 6 EH-101 type
  • Hangar 107.8 m long, 21 wide and 10.7 m high, for an area of ??2.200 sq m (compared to 134 x 21 and 8 m of Cavour ship)
  • lift between hangar and vehicle deck, with a capacity of 40 t and a size of 13.5 x 3.5 m
  • Vehicle deck capability 1000 metric line1.200 metric lanes up to 1200 metric lanes ...
    Hospital area 700 m2 plus
    1000 m2 convertible area
    700 m2 +
    1.000 m2 convertible area.
    about 1000 m² plus
    1000 m² of convertible areas
    ...
    Command & Control 300 m2 available ...
    Floodable Well Dock 50 x 15 m
    (compatible for 2 LCAC?)
    50 x 15 m about 50x15 m ...
    Vehicle ramps 1 aft +
    1 side
    1 stern
    1 side (60 t)
    1 stern +
    1 side
    ...
    Accomodation 250 crew
    + 600 troops
    150 crew +
    700 troops
    200 crew +
    750 troups
    1,064 people
    Combat Systems
    Air & Surface surveillance system ( combined air/surface surveillance radar or air+surface surveillance radar's)
    Mine avoidance sonar
    EW system (ESM/ECM + 2 AAW DLS)
    Torpedo defense (Towed Array + 2 ASW DLS)
    Open archtectural command & control system able to be implemented also in later phase (i.e. adding operational functions & operator consoles) (400 m² avaible)
    Integrated comms. system (including also the means for landing troups)
    Integrated navigation system (including X and S band navigation radar's)
  • 1 Integrated Navigation System
  • 2 Navigation Radars
  • 1 Combat Management System (CMS)
  • 1 Internal Networking System (INS)
  • 1 Dual Band Radar (DBR) (X band)
  • 1 Early Warning Radar (L band)
  • 1 IFF Interrogator System
  • 1 IFF Transponder System
  • 1 Distributed Static Staring- InfraRed Search and Tracking
  • 3 Fire Control System (FCS)-ADT NG
  • 1 EW System (RESM/CESM/RECM)
  • 1 Reaction Management System (RMS)
  • 2 Long Range Acoustic Devices
  • 1 Obstacle Avoidance Sonar
  • 1 Diver Detection Sonar
  • 1 Torpedo Detection System
  • 1 Bathy Termograph Unit
  • 1 Remotely piloted aircraft System (RPA)**
  • 1 Precision Approach and Landing System (PALS)**
  • 1 Integrated Int/Ext Communication System
  • 1 Precision Approach Radar (PAR)
  • 1 Tactical Air Navigation System (TACAN)
  • 1 Dual Band Radar (DBR) (C band)*
  • 1 SAAM-ESD (CAMM ER option)*

    * predisposition
    ** GFE

  • Armament Artillery: 3 Short Range Gun 25mm + 2 Otomelara 76/62 SR (acting also as CIWS)
  • 3 Main Caliber Gun - 76 mm SR
  • 1 Quick Point Device System (2 Pointing Devices)
  • 1 Decoy Launching System (2 Launchers)
  • 3 Secondary Caliber Guns - 25 mm
  • 6 Stand-alone Small Caliber Guns 12.7 m**


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