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America Class Amphibious Assault Ship

Complement

1,204 crew and 1,871 troops

Manufacturer

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding

Operator

US Navy

Length

257.2m

Beam

32.3m

Displacement

44,854t

Speed

20kt

Range

9,500 miles

Missiles

2 × rolling airframe missile launchers, 2 × evolved Sea Sparrow missile launchers

CIWS

2 × 20mm Phalanx CIWS mounts

Guns

7 × twin .50 BMG machine guns

Engines

2 × LM2500+ gas turbines

Electric Motors

2 × 5,000hp auxiliary propulsion motors

Shafts

Two

Aircraft Carried

F-35B Lightning II, MV-22B Osprey, CH-53E Super Stallion or CH-53K Super Stallion, UH-1Y Venom, AH-1Z Viper and MH-60S Seahawk
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