Navy’s Largest Warships Achieve New Milestone
The Royal Australian Navy now has one of the most capable and sophisticated amphibious deployment systems in the world, with the Fleet’s Landing Helicopter Docks achieving final operational capability.
At 230-metres long and with a speed of more than 20 knots, the 27,500 tonne ships are home-ported at Garden Island, Sydney.
Each ship has the ability to support six helicopters, and four small landing craft which areable to carry Army’s M1A1 main battle tank.
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