The Able LPD

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Precious Cargo

lpd_precious_cargoKeeping our military safe takes a ship as formidable as the LPD 17 San Antonio class of amphibious warships.

The brave Sailors and Marines who protect our nation’s security deserve nothing less than a ship that is adaptable, flexible and reliable. Most importantly, they deserve to serve on ships that can take them harm’s way and bring them safely home.

They deserve a class of warships as capable as LPD 17.

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LPD 17, the able class

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RELIABLE. Proven warfighter designed to operate independently or as part of an Amphibious Readiness Group

CAPABLE. Substantial payload of tanks, helicopters, Ospreys, hovercraft and support equipment

ADAPTABLE. Multi-disciplinary role for amphibious, air, land and sea around the world with little or no additional fleet support

SURVIVABLE. Strong hull with multi-layered protection systems reduces vulnerability to assault to bring our sailors and Marines home safely

AFFORDABLE. Keeps a hot production line and stable vendor base maximizing efficiency, resulting in reduced costs

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