GM64001 USS Wasp LHP-1 Amphibious Assault Ship

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                   USS Wasp LHP-1 Amphibious Assault Ship 

USS Wasp LHD-1 is the lead ship in a class of amphibious assualt ships designed as a continuation and improvement upon the earlier LHA class. With a stronger and larger flight deck and improved design well deck, the Wasp class is even more efficent and versatile in offloading and supporting the US Marine Corps and their missions.

Wasp has the distinction of being the largest man-made object rolled across land when she was moved into drydock for launching. Launched in 1987 and commissioned in 1989, Wasp has had a busy career executing both miliary and humanitarian relief operations. From Operation Restore Hope off Somalia, to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Wasp has been and important part of modern US diplomacy and power projection.

Wasp was the first ship to go operational with the MV-22 Osprey, when VMM-263 (-ex HMM-263) deployed aboard in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2007


  • Length: 844 feet (253.2 meters)
  • Beam: 106 feet (31.8 meters)
  • Draft: 26.5'
  • Displacement: approx. 41,000t full load

USS Wasp's weapons are defensive in nature; her offensive arms are her Marines and their equipment. To ensure the safety of her embarked USMC components, Wasp is equipped with 2 NATO Sea Sparrow launchers, 2 Mk29 21-cell Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launchers, 2 Phalanx CIWS, 2 25mm Bushmaster cannons and numerous M2 .50 machine guns.

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  • 10 flight deck tractors
  • 2 flight deck cranes
  • 2 LCAC assault Hovercraft
  • 2 LCU landing craft
  • 4 CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters
  • 4 CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters
  • 2 UH-1W Cobra Gunships
  • 2 M60 Patton tanks
  • 2 M1 Abrams tanks
  • 2 heavy trucks
  • 4 Humvee's
  • 2 M198 towed artillery pieces
  • 2 AAV7 "Amtrac's" Amphibious vehicles
  • 2 LAV 8-wheel personnel carriers
  • 4 MV-22 Ospreys
  • 2 SH-60K

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