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LHA(R)
Fact Sheet

General Characteristics, LHA(R)

Builder: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, MS.

Propulsion:

Flight 0: Two marine gas turbines, two shafts, 70,000 total brake horsepower, two 5,000 horsepower auxiliary propulsion motors.

Flight 1:  Two marine gas turbines, two shafts, 59,000 total brake horsepower, two 5,000 horsepower auxiliary propulsion motors.


Length: 855 feet (260.7 meters).

Beam: 106 feet (32.3 meters)

Displacement:

Flight 0: approximately 44,788 long tons full load (45,507 metric tons),

Flight 1: approximately 43,335 long tons full load (44,030 metric tons)


Speed:  20+ knots 

Accommodations:
Flight 0; Crew: 1204 (102 officers), Troop: 1686 (174 officers), Surge 184 (19 officers)
Flight 1; Crew: 1204 (102 officers), Troop: 1462 (174 officers), Surge 150 (19 officers)

Ships:

Flight 0:

Flight 1:

  • Bougainville (LHA 8), under construction

Updated Jan 2019