LPD - Landing Platform Dock

LPD - Landing Platform Dock


Primary Missions
  • To carry out amphibious operations and force deployment
  • To land embarked vehicles, personnel with all their weapons, by bow door and ramp, LCM/LCAC landing crafts in the Dock area, helicopters at Flight Deck or a combination of all these assets
  • To Provide Emergency Medical and Life Support for LST-HD embarked personnel
  • Secondary Missions
  • To conduct large-scale humanitarian and disaster relief missions
  • To be used as a healthcare and hospital support facility
  • To land personnel, vehicles and supplies in ports and poorly equipped areas through on-board vessels, landing craft mechanized (LCM) units or Air-cushioned landing craft, LCAC (multi-purpose hovercraft)
  • General Specifications

    General Information
    Length : 153 m
    Beam max : 24,0 - 29,6 m
    Draught : Forward <1.9 m
    Displacement : 9.500 tonnes
    Speed : 15 knots
    Crew : 183 Crew Members, 6 Docking Personnel
    Experts : 22 Pilots, 388 Embarked Marines

    Technology & Combat Systems

    Propulsion & Energy Systems
    Propulsion : Diesel Engine
    Engines : 4 x Diesel Engine
    Power : 4 x 4.320 kW
    Weapon & Sensor Suite
    Weapons : 2 x 40mm Gun, 4 x 12.7mm STAMP, 2 PHALANX, CHAFF/IR Decoy, Torpedo Countermeasure Systems, Platform up to 3-5 x 15 Ton Helicopters
    Sensors : 3D Surveillance Radar, 2 x Electrooptic Sensor, Infrared Search and Track (IRST) Laser Warning System (LWS), Electronic Support Measure (ESM) System, IFF, WAIS, LPI Radar
    Communication : HF, UHF and VHF Military Communications, SATCOM, SART, EPIRB, Military Link Systems

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