The Indian Ministry of Defence issued a request for information intending to procure four Landing Platform Docks (LPDs) for the Indian Navy. The tender is limited to Indian shipyards but those may answer with a foreign partner and design.
Tag Archives : LPD
22 Aug 2021
The U.S. Navy christened its newest amphibious transport dock, the future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), during ceremony at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
13 Apr 2021
Taiwan’s naval shipbuilder China Shipbuilding Corporation (CSBC) today launched the country's first ever LPD...
14 Jan 2021
Peter Ong story with additional reporting by Xavier Vavasseur. Twenty-five years ago, the late author, ...
25 Jun 2020
UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd's Register will provide assurance and certification services for vessels being built in China for the Algerian Navy (likely similar to the Pattani-class or Centenary-class) and the Royal Thai Navy (an LPD based on the Type 071 class)
11 Jun 2020
Taiwan’s naval shipbuilder China Shipbuilding Corporation (CSBC) held a keel laying ceremony for the country's first ever indigenous landing platform dock (LPD) on June 9, 2020. The 10,000 tons amphibious vessel is set to be delivered to the Republic of China Navy (ROC or Taiwan Navy) in April 2022.
15 May 2020
Units and personnel from the U.S. Navy and the U.S Marine Corps are conducting integrated operations in support of regional security and stability in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in the Philippine sea on May 7, 2020.
01 Apr 2020
The Spanish Ministry of Defence has asked the Spanish Navy (Armada Española) to activate the Galicia (L51) landing platform dock (LPD) to support the medical capability of the autonomous city of Mellila in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic.
31 Mar 2020
The future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was successfully launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. on March 28.