Amphibious Assault of the future

LPD-17 San Antonio Class: The USA’s New Amphibious Ships

Joe Katzman has an updated gargantuan LPD-17 post up at Defense Industry Daily. Go read.


  1. MO, S’funny…when discussing the mission for this class, I don’t see anything along the lines of ‘floating water purification facility and trauma center for planet’s refugees.’ Must be an editorial oversight. No mention either of whether this class can operate in deep space. I’ll just assume it can.