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LCU1680 utility landing craft (1987)


Ships


No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
LCU1680   C73 Moss Point Marine, Escatawpa 4.1986   10.1987 in service (2019)
LCU1681   C74 Moss Point Marine, Escatawpa 4.1986   11.1987 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

170

Displacement full, t

404

Length, m

41.1 oa

Breadth, m

9.07

Draught, m

2.08

No of shafts

2 Kort-nozzle

Machinery

2 General Motors 12V71 TI diesels

Power, h. p.

1700

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

diesel oil 13

Endurance, nm(kts)

1200(11)

Armament

2 x 1 - 12.7/90

Military load

4 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 180 t of cargo or 400 troops

Electronic equipmentLN-66 or SPS-53 radar
Complement14


Standard scale images


LCU1680 1990
LCU1680 1990


Project history

Development of LCU1646 subclass. Have 36.9x7.6m cargo deck and 4.5m-wide bow ramp.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.