LCU 1700

LCU 1700

The LCU 1700 class is a replacement for the USN LCU 1650 with upgraded/modernized systems and capabilities. The craft has a Roll On/Roll Off configuration with bow and stern ramps that allow multiple vessels to mate up to establish a causeway/bridge to access extremely shallow unimproved landing areas.

MACHINERY

•  Main Engine: Two (2) CAT C18 Diesel engines providing 600bhp each @1800rpm

•  Generators: Two (2) CAT C4.4 each providing 99ekW

•  Propulsors: Propellers

ELECTRONICS

• (1) Fluxgate compass

FEATURES  (OPTIONAL)

•  Main Engine package
•  Generator package
•  Electronic package
•  General arrangement and color scheme

SPECIFICATIONS

LOA
139 feet (42.3 meters)

BEAM
31 feet (9.4 meters)

DRAFT
5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters)

FUEL CAPACITY
3,500 gallons (13,248.9 liters)

POTABLE WATER 
1,000 gallons (3785.4 liters)

RANGE
1,200 miles (1931.2 kilometers)

SPEED
11 knots

PAYLOAD
170 Short Ton of cargo (2 M1A1 Tanks or 350 Combat Troops)

CREW
2 Captain, 12 Enlisted

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