Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1993
Total Production: 5
Also Known As: Chios
Origin: Greece
Corporations: Hellenic Shipyards
Parent System: Jason
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1993
Total Production: 5
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Description: The Greek Navy Jason class of medium landing ships have been designed to deliver 300 fully equipped marines onto enemy shores. This 4,400-ton class ship propulsion system features two diesel engines developing 10,600-bhp and a top speed of 17 knots. An aft flight deck allows operation of a single helicopter. The weapon system includes one OTO 76mm dual purpose gun, two 40mm anti-aircraft guns and two dual 20mm guns. The Greek Navy commissioned five crafts in the 1990s as replacement for aging ex-US Navy LST ships.

Jason Specifications

Crew: 108
Number of Aircraft: 1
Number of Engines: 2
Troops: 303
Beam: 15.3 meter (50 foot)
Draft: 3.44 meter (11.3 foot)
Length: 116 meter (380 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 76 millimeter
Total Combined Power: 10,600 bhp (7.91 MW)
Top Speed: 17 knot (8.74 mps)
Full Displacement: 4,400 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 51

Jason Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
L173 Chios-1993-
L174 Samos-1996-
L175 Ikaria-1997-
L176 Lesvos-1999-
L177 Rodos-2000-

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