Italian Navy Amphibious Assault Ships
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Trieste Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) fitting out at Fincantieri, near Naples LOA 803′ / 244.8 m TDISP 33,000 tons. Though it appears to be classified an LHD, it is longer and similar in displacement to the Cavour aircraft carrier, but will be equipped with helicopters and have a floodable well deck for amphibious landing vessels and armoured vehicles. Expected to commission in 2022.
San Giorgio Class Amphibious Transport Dock LOA 436′ / 132.9 m TDISP 8,000 tons. San Giorgio and San Marco upgraded with full helicopter deck to become landing helicopter docks. (4 built: 3 in service with Italian Navy, one modified type in service with Algeria)
San Giorgio L-9892 (1988)San Marco L-9893 (1988)San Giusto L-9894 (1994)
Kalaat Béni Abbès L-474 (modified San Giorgio built for Algerian Navy, commissioned 2015)