Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

Osumi class Tank Landing Ship - LST

 

osumi class tank landing ship shimokita kunisaki mitsui tamano hitachi maizuru lst 4001 jds japan maritime self defense force

 

 

Ships:

unit

laid down

launched

commissioned

status

LST 4001 JDS Osumi

December 6, 1995

November 18, 1996

March 11, 1998

in service

LST 4002 JDS Shimokita

November 30, 1999

November 29, 2000

March 12, 2002

in service

LST 4003 JDS Kunisaki

September 7, 2000

December 13, 2001

February 26, 2003

in service

 

NOTES:

aft well deck for 2 LCAC

 

BUILDER:

LST-4001, LST-4002 =  Mitsui, Tamano, Japan

LST-4003 = Hitachi, Maizuru, Japan

 

Specifications:

Length:

178 meters

Beam:

25,8 meters

Draft:

6 meters

Displacement:

8900 tons (standard) / 14000 tons (full load)

Speed:

22 knots, max. (41 km/h)

Range:

 

Crew:

135 crew / plus 330 troops

Aviation:

flight deck with island / 2 landing spots

Propulsion:

2 x Mitsui 16V42M-A diesel engines (26000 hp)
2 shafts, 2 propellers

1 x bow thruster

Armament:

2 x Mk-15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System (CIWS)

2 x 12,7mm (caliber .50) machine guns

 

LST 4001 JDS Osumi

 

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LST-4001 JDS Osumi tank landing ship LCAC well deck

stern gate with LCAC 2101

 

JDS Osumi LST-4001 LCAC-63 jmsdf us navy

with US Navy LCAC-63

 

Osumi class Ohsumi tank landing ship japan maritime self defense force line drawing

 

 

LST 4002 JDS Shimokita

 

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LST-4002 JDS Shimokita Osumi class tank landing ship japan maritime self defense force

 

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LST 4003 JDS Kunisaki

 

lst 4003 jds kunisaki osumi class tank landing ship da nang vietnam 2014

Da Nang, Vietnam - June 2014

 

Da Nang, Vietnam - June 2014

 

lst 4003 jds kunisaki osumi class tank landing ship jmsdf amphibious

 

lst 4003 jds kunisaki osumi class tank landing ship jmsdf

 

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LST-4003 JDS Kunisaki Osumi class tank landing ship japan maritime self defense force

 

JDS Kunisaki LST-4003 Osumi class amphibious ship LCAC jmsdf

 

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