CHOULES (L-100) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Amphibious

Country of Origin: Australia

The CHOULES is a former British Royal Navy dock landing ship acquired by the Australian navy to maintain its required amphibious capability following the decommissioning of the two KANIMBLA-class amphibious vessels ahead of schedule in 2011. The vessel was intended to fill the capability gap ahead of the delivery of the CANBERRA-class landing helicopter docks. The latter were commissioned in 2014 and 215. HULL: The design is based on the Dutch ROTTERDAM-class amphibious transport dock...


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