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Albion Class (2003) LPD Specification 

Crew :

325. To Albion Class (2003) LPD Ships :
Displacement : 18,500 tonnes, (21,500 tonnes docked down)

Dimensions :

176m x 25.6m x 7.1m
Range : 7,000 nm at 18 knots

Sensors :

2 x Kelvin Hughes 1007 Radars Type 966 Surveillance Radar

Armament : 2 x Goalkeeper (CIWS), 
Seagnat Decoy System
UAT Electronic Warfare System,
2 x 20mm close range guns
4 x Machine Gun positions
Military Lift : Embarked Military Personnel (EMF) 305 troops, with an overload of a further 405. 
Vehicle deck capacity for up to six tanks or around 30 armoured all-terrain tracked carriers. 
Floodable well dock, with the capacity to take either four utility landing craft (LCU) (each capable of carrying a Challenger 2 tank) or shelter a hovercraft landing craft. Four smaller landing craft on davits, each capable of carrying 35 troops.

Two-spot 64m flight deck able to take medium support helicopters and stow a third. Deck is capable of taking a Chinook. 
The Albion design does not have a hangar but does have equipment needed to support aircraft operations.
Power plant : 2 x 6.25MW & 2 x 1.56MW diesel generators driving two AC motors through twin shafts and a bowthrust unit, all operating at 6.6KV. 
RNs first integrated Full Electric propulsion ships

Max Speed :

20 kts.
This page last edited - 02 April, 2013.

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