LPH – HMS OCEAN

Built: 1994-1995

Builders: Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd (Govan)

Based in: HMNB Devonport

Principal weapon systems: Helicopters (Chinook, Merlin, Apache, Lynx capable), Artisan 3D Radar, DLH Decoy Launchers, Surface Ship Torpedo Defence

Additional Information: HMS Ocean Currently serves as the Royal Navy Flagship and serves to primarily support RN amphibious forces. She has the capacity to carry up to 40 vehicles, 805 troops and 18 aircraft. Known as ‘The Mighty O’ she has provided security to the London Olympics, and has taken part in numerous naval operations in her role as a helicopter landing platform.