Landing ship dock

Bay Class

The Bay Class are are amphibious landings ships which can offload embarked troops in rougher weather than previous ships in half the time. They are capable of operating LCU Mk10s and carry 2 LCVP Mk5s.

Bay Class are much larger, more capable, more flexible and have over twice the capacity of the the old 'Sir' class ships.

Explore Weapons & Missiles

  • Landing Ship Dock
  • DS30B 30mm

    DS30B 30mm Automated Small Calibre Gun

    A single mounting carrying an Oerlikon 30mm gun, it was designed as a ship-protection system to defend Royal Navy frigates from various short range missiles, rockets, grenades and explosives.   

    The gun is controlled from a remote operator console elsewhere on the ship.


operations Operation Ruman

Operation Ruman is the UK's military response to providing vital humanitarian aid and supplies to the Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma. The specialist humanitarian and disaster relief team on RFA Mounts Bay and her Wildcat helicopter are providing assistance to badly affected areas. Royal Marines from 40 Commando are helping to distribute aid and support local police. HMS Ocean has been diverted from the Mediterranean and is carrying a significant amount of aid and equipment.

Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers Future

An island nation needs a powerful navy. A simple fact, often forgotten. Go behind the scenes of the new aircraft carrier and discover its true scale and ambition.

Read about the new carrier

Fact

Landing Ship Docks can operate LCU10s and carry 2 LCVP Mk5s