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1

What class ship is an LHA-1?

Tarawa

2

Which ship serves as centerpiece of a multi-ship amphibious readiness group?

LHA-1 Tarawa

3

What class ship is an LHD?

Wasp

4

What is the largest amphibious ship in the world?

Wasp-class LHD.

5

What class ship is an LPD 4?

Austin

6

What ship combines 3 types of ships: landing ship, tank landing ship and attack cargo ship?

LPD 4 Austin

7

What ship is configured as a "flagship" giving command and control facilities to commanders?

LPD 4 Austin

8

What class ship is a LSD?

Harper's Ferry

9

What is the primary mission of the LSD?

To dock, transport, and launch LCACs and amphibious vehicles.

10

What does LCAC stand for?

Landing Craft Air Cushion

11

What is the function of a LCAC?

High speed transport of heavy payloads from sea to shore.

12

Maximum payload of LCAC?

65 to 75 tons.

13

What is a T-AH (sealift)?

A hospital ship.

14

What are the Navy's two hospital ships?

The USS Mercy and the USS Comfort.

15

What are the main missions of a T-AH?

1. Rapid response medical care to support amphibious task forces. 2. Humanitarian aid and missions.

16

What class ship is a T-AK 3000 (sealift)?

Cpl Louis J. Hauge Jr. class

17

How long can the MAGTF be supported by cargo stocked in a T-AK?

30 days.

18

What kind of cargo does a T-AK maritime prepositioning ship carry?

Tanks, ammunition, food, fuel, spare parts and engine oil.