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Where is HMAS Canberra now?

Where is HMAS Canberra now?

The current position of HMAS CANBERRA is at East Australia (coordinates 33.83219 S / 151.33632 E) reported 41 hours ago by AIS.

What does LHD mean on a Navy ship?

landing helicopter dock
Wasp-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) amphibious assault ships are built by Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (formerly Litton Ingalls Shipbuilding) of Pascagoula, Mississippi, US. The Wasp-class is the US Navy’s large-deck multipurpose amphibious assault ship.

What is Australia’s largest war ship?

HMAS Canberra
HMAS Canberra (L02) is the first ship of the Canberra-class landing helicopter dock in service with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and is the second largest in the Navy, succeeded by its sister ship HMAS Adelaide (L01)….HMAS Canberra (L02)

Draft 7.08 m (23.2 ft)

Where is HMAS Adelaide now?

The ABC can reveal engineers are working to repair one of the two propulsion pods that power HMAS Adelaide, which is currently moored at Sydney’s Garden Island naval base.

How much does a LHD cost?

Cost. The average cost of a Wasp-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) ship was estimated to be $750 million in 1989 ($1.4 billion in 2020) whereas the program unit cost of an America-class LHA (landing helicopter assault) was expected to be about $3.3 billion in 2015 ($3.6 billion in 2020).

How many decks does a LHD have?

The LHD 1 WASP – class

General Characteristics – Wasp class
Range: 9,500 nautical miles @ 20 knots
Well Deck Capacity: 3 LCAC or 2 LCU or 6 LCM-8 or 40 Amphibious Assault Vessels (AAV) (normal) or 61 AAVs (stowed)
Aircraft Elevators: two 70,000 lbs lift capacity
Ship’s Fuel Capacity: 1,872,831 gallons

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