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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Australia's first LHD ship close to initial operational capability

HMAS Canberra (L02)Australia's first-of-class landing helicopter dock ship is closer to initial operational capability following completion of a graduated test and trial program.

The second LHD, meanwhile, has completed her second and final sea trials prior to delivery to the Royal Australian Navy.

The Canberra-class ships will be the largest vessels operated by the Royal Australian Navy. They are about 757 feet long, displace more than 30,000 tons and have a maximum speed of 20 knots. Range is 9,000 nautical miles.

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