Code Number: MYNV09P04_05
Title: LHD-4 Boxer, Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship
Notes: Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship (Multi-Purpose). Boxer is a unit of Amphibious Squadron Seven, Amphibious Group Three, and is homeported at s:"San Diego, CA".United States Marine Corps, Military, USMC, Boeing, CH-46 Sea Knight, Helicopter, SAR, Search and Rescue, Naval Aviation, VTOL, Aviation, Helicopter, Aircraft, Helo, Chopper, Rotary Wing, Whirlybird, Twin Rotor, Aircraft Carrier, Vessel, Ship, Maritime, Warship, Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship (LHD), USN, United States Navy
Keel Laid down: 08/04/1991 at Litton-Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. s:"Pascagoula" s:"Mississippi"
Commissioned: USS Boxer (LHD-4), 11/02/1995
Displacement: 40,500 tons (fl.)
Speed: 20kts +
Complement: Crew: 104 Officer, 1004 Enlisted, Marine Force 2074
Armament: 2 Sea Sparrow launchers, 3 20 mm s:"Phalanx Defensive System" (CIWS) mounts, 8 50cal. mgs.
Aircraft: 42 s:"CH-46 Sea Knight Helicopters", 5 s:"AV-8B Harrier" aircraft, 6 s:"ASW helicopters"
Landing Craft: 3 s:"air Cushion Landing Craft" (LCAC)
Power Plant: two 600 psi boilers, two geared steam turbines, two shafts, 70,000 total shaft horsepower.
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