USS Wasp (LHD 1) is a U.S. Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship, the tenth to bear the name, the flagship of the Second Fleet and the lead ship of her class. She was built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Navy-Marine Corps team s newest amphibious warship has as its primary mission the support of a Marine Landing Force. USS Wasp and her sister ships are the first specifically designed to accommodate new Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) for fast troop movement over the beach and Harrier II (AV-8B) Vertical/Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL) jets which provide close air support for the assault force.
The Hull is a one piece part, detailed flight deck is a single piece casting, US Marine Assault vehicles: M1A1 x2, M60A3 x2, AAV-7 x2, M1097 x2, MVTR x2, LAV-25 x2, M198 x2, M1114 x2, LCAC Hovercraft x2 and LCU Landing Craft x2, Aircraft and Helicopters: AV-8B Harrier x2, CH-46E x4, CH-53E x4, MV-22 Osprey x4, AH-1W Cobra x2, SH-60F x2, 3 pieces of photo-etched detailing parts for aisle and radar parts etc.
Length: 368.25 mm
Width: 89.5 mm