Fearless Class (1965) LPD
ships of the Fearless class are amphibious assault ships, which can land an
embarked military force by landing craft or helicopter. They are designated
landing platform docks (LPD), and also have headquarter facilities to
support the assault phase.
Can flood down the stern to allow 4 x LCU in the stern dock to be loaded from internal ramps to the vehicle decks and floated free. Also carry 4 x LCVP in davits which can also load from the flooded dock.
5 helicopters are also carried to land troops and supplies.
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18 January, 2013.
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