ATLS-9701

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ATLS-9701 is a small U.S. Navy drone launch ship that at only 200 ft +- long is too small to carry a name. It was recently used by the US Marine Corps (USMC), when members of the 13th MEU's MRF fast roped onto her from a CH-46 helicopter during anti pirate training. During the training the ship carried 4 double stacked standard containers, along with a 5th triple stacked container. About 40 feet of open deck was available for the Marines to repel on to.

Specifications: Displacement 850 tons full load. Propulsion 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 15 knots Dimensions 260x26x7 feet