Landing Craft, Utility (LCU)

Landing Craft Utility (LCU)

Length:  135 feet
29 feet

375 tons (full load)

11 kts

1200 nautical miles

Military Lift:
175 tons of cargo/3 tanks/400 combat-equipped troops                                                           

Crew:  11

 Landing Craft, Mechanized (LCM)  

Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM)


Length: 74 feet

Beam: 22 feet

Displacement: 130 tons (full load)

Military Lift: 60 tons of cargo/1 tank/100 combat-equipped troops

Crew: 4

Maritime Prepositioning Force Utility Landing Craft (MPFUB)

Maritime Prepositioning Force Utility Landing Craft (MPFUB)


Length: 41 feet

Beam: 14 feet

Displacement: 20 tons

Speed: 41 knots

Military Lift: 10 tons of cargo/30 combat-equipped troops

Crew: 4

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