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Kanimbla Class Landing Platform Amphibious (LPA) Ships

Manufacturer

National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (original builders) Forgacs Dockyard (conversion)

Operator

Royal Australian Navy

Complement

23 Naval officers, Two Army officers, 197 sailors, 18 soldiers and 400 embarked forces

Displacement

8,534t

Length

159.2m

Beam

21.2m

Draught

5.3m

Cargo

2 × LCM8 landing craft<br />4 × Black Hawk or 3 × Sea King helicopters<br />955m² of useable tank deck space

CIWS

1 × 20mm Phalanx Mk 15 close-in weapon system

Guns

6 × 12.7mm machine guns
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