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 August, 2011 Publisher: Sponsored by:
 AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE SHIPS. THE NAVANTIA  ACHIEVEMENTS
Juan Carlos I
Class
, Galicia
Class and
 Athlas
Family
Francisco Javier Álvarez Laita María Luisa Medina Arnáiz
 
 
Amphibious Warfare Ships. The Navantia Achievements
2
 AMPHIBIOUS WARFARESHIPS. THE NAVANTIA ACHIEVEMENTS
 Athlas
Family,
Galicia,
Class,
Juan Carlos I
 
Class
 
Written by:
Francisco Javier Álvarez Laita, María Luisa Medina Arnáiz (Archivo MdR Almirante de Castilla) (arcchivomdr.ac@gmail.com)
Editor:
 Alfredo Florensa de Medina (aflorensa@infodefensa.com)
Sponsored by:
The editor does not necessarily identify with the opinions expressed in this publication. The data included here are the most recent to which access has been gained up to document closure. The editor has checked the information to ensure that the content is correct, although no responsibility is taken for eventual errors or omissions.
© Information & Design Solutions, S.L. All rights reserved. This Report may not be photocopied or reproduced in any medium without the licence awarded by the publisher. Public reproduction of this report, in whole or in part using any means is prohibited without the publisher's express and written consent.
 
 
Amphibious Warfare Ships. The Navantia Achievements
3
CONTENTS 1.- Introduction
..................................................................................................................... 5
 2.- Amphibious Ships
............................................................................................................. 7
 
2.1.- General Aspects ....................................................................................................... 7 2.2.- Missions .................................................................................................................... 12 2.3.- Amphibious forces........................................................................................................ 15 2.4.- Programmes................................................................................................................. 19 2.5.- The supply, the shipyards ............................................................................................ 22
3.- Amphibious ships and craft built by Navantia
............................................................... 26
 
3.1.- Evolution of amphibious warfare and the building of ships in Spain ............................ 26 3.2.- The
 Athlas Family
. Proven ships ............................................................................... 29 3.3.-
LCM-1E
Landing Craft ............................................................................................... 33 3.4.- Offers for export ........................................................................................................... 36
4.-
Galicia
 Class ships
 Athlas LPD 13000
)
........................................................................... 38
 
4.1.- Origins of the
Galicia
 class ......................................................................................... 38 4.2.- Missions of the
Galicia
 class ships………..................................................................... 43 4.3.- Description of the
Galicia
 class .................................................................................... 44 4.4.- Comparison with LPD and LSD type ships .................................................................. 51
5.- The
Juan Carlos I
 (
 Athlas LHD 26000
)
.............................................................................. 56
 
5.1.- Origins of the
Juan Carlos I
 .......................................................................................... 56 5.2.- Missions of the
Juan Carlos I
........................................................................................ 60 5.3.- Description of the
Juan Carlos
..................................................................................... 61 5.4.- Capacities of the
Juan Carlos I
 .................................................................................... 72 5.5.- Exports ................................................................................................................. 76 5.6.- Comparison with similar ships .................................................................................. 80
6.- Addendum: First touchdowns and resistance cruise
……………………........………….. 83
Navantia

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