USNS Cesar Chavez – Apr 23, 2017

Posted 7 months ago

The US Navy recently received USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) from GD NASSCO while USNS Cesar Chavez will be delivered to the US Navy in the fourth quarter of 2012.

USNS Cesar Chavez
USNS Cesar Chavez

The cargo-ammunition ships are designed to deliver cargo capacity of more than 10,000t. Powered by a single-shaft, diesel-electric propulsion system, T-AKE frigates have a displacement capacity of 42,000t, a beam of 106ft, a navigational draft of 30ft and can cruise at a maximum speed of 20k.

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