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Code Number:
MYNV07P12_12B
Title:
USS Asheville, SSN 758, Nuclear Powered Sub, American, Los Angeles-class submarine, USN, United States Navy
Namesake: city of Asheville, North Carolina
Awarded: 26/11/1984
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
Laid down: 09/01/1987
Launched: 24/02/1990
Commissioned: 28/09/1991
Homeport: Naval Base Point Loma San Diego
Nickname: The Ghost of the Coast
Status: in active service, as of 2018
Displacement: 6000 tons light, 6927 tons full, 927 tons dead
Length: 110 meters (362 feet)
Beam: 10 meters (33 feet)
Draft: 9.4 meters (31 feet)
Propulsion: 1x S6G nuclear reactor
Speed Surface: 20 knots (23 mph; 37 km/h)
Speed Submerged: +20 knots (23 mph; 37 km/h) (official)
Crew: 20 officers, 110 men
Sensors and processing systems: BQQ-5 passive SONAR, BQS-15 detecting and ranging SONAR, WLR-8 fire control RADAR receiver, WLR-9 acoustic receiver for detection of active search SONAR and acoustic homing torpedoes, BRD-7 radio direction finder
Electronic warfare and decoys: WLR-10 contermeasures set
Armament: 4 21 in (533 mm) bow tubes, 10x Mk48 ADCAP torpedo reloads, Tomahawk land attack cruise missile block 3 SLCM range 3,100 km (1,700 nautical miles), Harpoon anti-surface ship missile range 130 km (70 nautical miles), mine laying Mk67 mobile Mk60 captor mines
Keywords:
Submarine, Sub, Underwater Warfare, Silent Service, Submersible, vessel, hull, maritime, warship, nautical, Navy, Military, Armament
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