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USS Wasp (LHD-1), Amphibious Assault Ship, fireboat spraying water
Code Number:
MYNV17P07_17
Title:
USS Wasp (LHD-1), Amphibious Assault Ship, fireboat spraying water
Launched: 4 A/08/1987
Commissioned: 29/07/1989
Status: Active in service as of 2008
Homeport: NS Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia

Displacement: 40,532 tons full load
Length: 257 meters (844 feet)
Beam: 32 meters (106 feet)
Propulsion: Steam turbines: 2x shafts, 70,000 shp (52 MW); Boilers: 2x, 600 psi (4 MPa)
Speed: 43 km/h (23 knots)
Range: 9,500 nautical miles (17,600 km) at 20 knots (40 km/h)
Complement: 1,075
Troops 1,600
Armament: 2 NATO Sea Sparrow systems
2x Rolling Airframe Missile systems
3 Phalanx CIWS
4 25 mm Mk 38 cannons.50-cal M2HB machine guns
aircraft carried: 42 CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters, Harrier jets or 10 MV-22B Osprey aircraft
Motto: First in the Fleet
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