Video: NASSCO Welcomes USS Makin Island (LHD-8) to San Diego Master Ship Repair Facility

Video: NASSCO Welcomes USS Makin Island (LHD-8) to San Diego Master Ship Repair Facility

On August 25, NASSCO welcomed USS Makin Island (LHD-8) to its Master Ship Repair facility in San Diego. The 843’ long and 104’ wide Amphibious Assault Ship docked on Friday at a weight of 30,693 long …
Sep 1, 2017 /  Naval
Rolls-Royce completes factory acceptance test for first gas turbine for Italian Navy’s new LHD to be built by Fincantieri

Rolls-Royce completes factory acceptance test for first gas turbine for Italian Navy’s new LHD to be built by Fincantieri

Rolls-Royce will provide two MT30 gas turbines to power the Italian Navy’s new 20,000 tonne Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) multi-purpose amphibious vessel Rolls-Royce has achieved a significant milestone for …
Feb 2, 2017 /  Naval
DCNS Delivers The First Mistral-Class Helicopter Carrier To The Egyptian Navy, The LHD Gamal Abdel Nasser

DCNS Delivers The First Mistral-Class Helicopter Carrier To The Egyptian Navy, The LHD Gamal Abdel Nasser

On June 2nd , 2016, DCNS delivered the first of two helicopter carriers acquired by the Arab Republic of Egypt in October 2015, the LHD (Landing Helo Dock) Gamal Abdel Nasser. The flag transfer ceremony took place …
Jun 3, 2016 /  Naval
Turkey Places Order For Navantia Design LPD Vessel

Turkey Places Order For Navantia Design LPD Vessel

According to reports the Turkish Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) has finalized the signing of a $1-billion contract with the biggest private shipyard in Turkey that is Sedef Shipbuilding, Inc. The contract …
May 11, 2015 /  Vessels