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Columbia-class Littoral Combat Ship

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The profile of the Columbia-class littoral combat ship.
The Columbia-class Littoral Combat Ship is a proposed class of littoral combat ship developed by MIL-Davie Shipbuilding for the Canadian Forces Maritime Command.

Specifications[edit]

  • Type: Littoral Combat Ship
  • Service Period:
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 542 feet 11 inches (165.48 meters)
    • Beam: 73 feet 2 inches (22.3 meters)
    • Draft: 21 feet 4 inches (6.5 meters)
    • Maximum Height: 125 feet 8 inches (38.3 meters)
    • Displacement: 11,275 tons (Full Load)
  • Crew: 132 (17 officers and 115 enlisted)
  • Marine Complement: 275
  • Maximum Occupancy: 445
  • Propulsion: 2 x General Electric LM2500+G4 gas turbines, 2 x General Motors Model 265NV diesel engines, 2 x Vektris Engineering Gearboxes, 2 x shafts with controllable pitch propellers, 4 x Western Electric 1250kW generators 95,000 shp
  • Range: 12,000 nautical miles (22,224 kilometers) at 15 knots (27.78 km/h)
  • Speed: 30 knots knots (67.7 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • System 021 long-range air search radar
    • System 025A medium-range air search radar
    • System 034SCR long-range surface search radar
    • System 050C Integrated Information Transfer System
    • AN/SPQ-9B Gunfire Control Radar
    • AN/SPG-62(V)2 missile fire control radar
    • AN/SPG-503 STIR 1.8 Fire Control Radar
    • AN/SQR-507 passive towed sonar array
    • AN/SQS-525 active variable-depth hull sonar
  • Countermeasures:
    • AN/SLQ-25C Nixie torpedo countermeasures suite
    • AN/SLQ-49 Chaff Buoy Decoy System
    • Elisra M275 frequency agile electronic warfare suite
    • Rheinmetall Multi-Ammunition Softkill System
    • Mk.53 Nulka active missile decoy system
  • Armament:
    • 2 x 155mm/62-caliber Mk.85 naval guns
    • 4 x 76mm/62-caliber Mk.75 naval guns
    • 1 x 48-cell Mk.41 Mod 12 Vertical Launch System (armed with RGM-109 Tomahawk, RUM-139 VL-ASROC, RIM-156 SM-2ER, and RIM-162 ESSM)
    • 2 x 4-cannister Mk.141EV SSM Launchers (fires RGM-84 Harpoon)
    • 2 x 12.75" Mk.32 triple fire torpedo tubes
    • 1 x 20mm Vulcan Phalanx CIWS
    • 6 x M2 Browning 12.7mm machine guns
  • Aircraft Carried: Up to four CH-147 Chinook, CH-148 Cyclone, or CH-151 Vulcan helicopters
  • Aviation Facilities: Landing pad for four medium helicopters, hangar space for two helicopters, can use large helicopters
  • Boats Carried: 1x LCAC hovercraft OR 1x Landing Craft Utility OR 4x LCVP landing craft, 2 LCPs, 4 9-metre RHIBs
  • Boat Facilities: 152ft x 56ft x 32ft x 8ft well deck, cranes for lifting boats, side launch facilities for RHIBs, Flex deck for up to 85 vehicles or 36 20-foot ISO containers

Unit Run[edit]

  • HMCS Columbia (LCS-01)
  • HMCS Rainbow (LCS-02)
  • HMCS Haida (LCS-03)
  • HMCS Niobe (LCS-04)
  • HMCS Annapolis (LCS-05)
  • HMCS Beacon Hill (LCS-06)
  • HMCS Labrador (LCS-07)
  • HMCS Okanagan (LCS-08)
  • HMCS Assiniboine (LCS-09)
  • HMCS Niagara (LCS-10)
  • HMCS Huntress (LCS-11)
  • HMCS Aurora (LCS-12)
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