Italian Navy Amphibious Assault Ships
Trieste Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) fitting out at Fincantieri, near Naples LOA 803′ 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′ TDISP 8,000 tons. San Giorgio and San Marco upgraded with full helicopter deck to become landing helicopter docks.
San Giorgio L-9892 (1988)San Marco L-9893 (1988)San Giusto L-9894 (1994)