Just an other Damen Enforcer type vessel, this time a Landing Support Dock. designed for the New Zealand navy to replace HMNZS Endeavour (A11) fleet tanker from 1988.
HMNZS Wellington A54
Laid down: 2012
Lenght: 170 m
Beam: 27,8 m
Draught: 6,5 m
Displacement: 18,400 tons
Speed: 15.0 kts Economical speed (20.0 kts max)
Range: 11.500 at 12 kts
Combat: 185 + 220 troops
1x 30mm bushmaster MK44
1x RAM CIWS (fitted for)
1x 20mm Phalanx Block 1A CIWS
2x 12,7mm Hitrole automatic machineguns
4x 12,7mm M2 .50 cal HMG
1 Landingspot on deck + space for 2 NH90 in hangar , standard 1 stationed onboard.
2x 14.2 m Landing Craft for 3 ton cargo or 22 troops
2x 7.4 m RHIB for mob/fast interception
Landing dock for 2 medium sized Landingcraft up to 25 m.
Australia also showed intrest to buy 1 vessel to support future combat operations for the Canberra class amfibious warships.