Italian Navy – Amphibious Assault Ships

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.Trieste Naples 2019Trieste Naples 2017

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 Giorgio Brindisi 2017San Marco L-9893 (1988)San Marco L 9893 Brindisi Italy 2017.jpgSan Giusto L-9894 (1994)

OUP maritime operations: Mission accomplished
ITS San Giusto during Operation Unified Protector Oct. 31, 2011.

San Giusto Brindisi 2015Kalaat Béni Abbès L-474 (modified San Giorgio built for Algerian Navy, commissioned 2015)Kalaat beni abbes L-474 San Giorgio Jijel algeria 2017

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