LCM-1E-class landing craft (Australia) Weapon Systems // Ships // Amphibious


Country of Origin: Australia

These landing craft, carried by Australia's CANBERRA-class landing helicopter docks, are built to the same design as the Spanish navy's LCM-1E-class landing craft. The craft are designed to deliver troops and equipment to shores where there are no fixed port facilities. Each CANBERRA-class LHD can carry up to four LCM-1Es. The vessels are also known as landing helicopter dock landing craft (LLC) in Australian service. HULL: The LCM-1Es have a ramp in both the stern and the bow for...

 

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