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Dokdo class LPH - ROK Navy
also known as LPX, Landing Platform Helicopter, Amphibious Assault Ship
 
 
 
Designed and built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, the Dokdo class Amphibious Assault Ship is the largest vessel in the Republic of Korea Navy. Built as part of the LPX project, the Dodko strengthens ROK Navy defense against emerging threats and provides the ROK Navy with true blue water, ocean going and amphibious assault capabilities.
 
Description
Designed and built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, the Dokdo class Amphibious Assault Ship is the capital ship in the Republic of Korea Navy fleet. Built as part of the LPX project, the Dodko strengthens ROK Navy defense against emerging threats and provides the ROK Navy with true blue water, ocean going and amphibious assault capabilities.
 
Shiplist
Name
Hull Number
Launched
Commissioned
ROKS Dokdo
6111
-
06/2007
ROKS Marado
-
-
-
ROKS Baengnyeongdo
-
-
-
ROKS Ieodo
-
-
-
 
Variants
- None

Technical Data
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Missions
» Command and control of maritime mobile fleet
» Three-dimensional landing operations
» Support maritime air operations
» Disaster relief support
» Counter-terrorism operations
» National prestige enhancement
Deck Equipment
» Payload capacity: Up to 720 fully equipped marines, 10 tanks, 10 trucks, 7 AAVs, 3 artillery systems.
» Well-deck has capacity for 2 LCU type landing craft or 2 Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC). All types of vehicles (Jeeps, IFV, MBTs, APCs, Engineering) as well as soldiers can be loaded into landing craft inside the well-deck and taken to shore.
» Below deck hangar capacities for up to 15 helicopters.
» Flight deck to accommodate simultaneously up to 5 helicopters of all types in service with NATO.
» 2 elevators: One for helicopters, one for ammunition and equipment.
Weapons
Guns:
» 2x Thales Goalkeeper 30 mm CIWS
Missiles:
» 1x Raytheon Mk49 mod 3 Guided Missile Launcher (with 21x RIM-116 RAM Surface to Air missiles)
Sensors, Electronics, Decoys
  • Combat Management and Information Systems:
    Thales TACTICOS Combat Management System
  • Optronics:
    1x Sagem Vampir MB IRST
  • Radars and ESM:
    1x Thales SMART-L 3D multibeam long range surveillance radar
    1x Thales MW08 G-band 3D target detection & tracking radar
    1x GECO Engineering SPS-95K navigation & surveillance radar
  • Decoys/Counter measures/Jammers:
    LIG Nex1 SLQ-200K Sonata EW suite and Jammers
  • Communications:
    Link 11, 16
    SATCOM
    LIG Nex1 & Huneed Technologies JTDLS (Korean Joint Tactical Data Link System)
    Huneed Technologies DLPS
    Thales AN 453/N Naval TACAN System
Engines/Propulsion/Power
Propulsion type: CODAD (Combined diesel and diesel)
Engines: 4x SEMT. Pielstick 16 PC2.5 STC
2x Propeller Shafts
 
Specifications
Type
Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH), Amphibious ship
Crew
330 and above
Operators
Republic of Korea Navy
Performance
Speeds: 23 kts
Range: 10,000 nm @ 18 kts
Endurance: n/a days at sea
Designer / Builder
Hanjin Heavy Industries
Displacement
18,000 tons (full load)
Aviation
Up to 15 helicopters
Dimensions
Length: 199 m
Beam: 31 m
Maximum Draft: 7 m
Detailed View
Dokdo class LPH - ROK Navy - also known as LPX, Landing Platform Helicopter, Amphibious Assault Ship
Dokdo class LPH - ROK Navy - also known as LPX, Landing Platform Helicopter, Amphibious Assault Ship
Dokdo class LPH - ROK Navy - also known as LPX, Landing Platform Helicopter, Amphibious Assault Ship
Dokdo class LPH - ROK Navy - also known as LPX, Landing Platform Helicopter, Amphibious Assault Ship
Dokdo class LPH - ROK Navy - also known as LPX, Landing Platform Helicopter, Amphibious Assault Ship
 
Pictures - Video
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Designed and built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, the Dokdo class Amphibious Assault Ship is the capital ship in the Republic of Korea Navy fleet. Built as part of the LPX project, the Dodko strengthens ROK Navy defense against emerging threats and provides the ROK Navy with true blue water, ocean going and amphibious assault capabilities.
 
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