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VCA36 air-cushion landing craft (1985)

Names

VCA36

Builders

Chaconsa, Murcia: VCA36

Commissioned

1985: VCA36

Losses

None

Transfers

None

Discarding

1995: VCA36

 

Displacement light, t

22

Displacement full, t

36

Length, m

25.2

Breadth, m

11.0

Draught, m

- / 0.95

No of shafts

2 air propellers, 2 lift funs

Machinery

2 Avco-Lycoming TF25 gas turbines

Power, h. p.

5000

Max speed, kts

60

Fuel, t

gas turbine oil 10

Endurance, nm (kts)

145(45)

Armament

none
Military load 14 t cargo or 70 troops + 3 light trucks or 1 light tank
Sensors AOS-13 sonar

Complement

3

   

Ship project history: Ordered in 1982 for Marine infantry. Had 18.7x2.6m cargo compartment.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: None.

VCA36 1990

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