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USS Little Rock (CL-92 / CLG-4 / CG-4)

Light Cruiser / Guided Missile Cruiser Warship (1945)

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USS Little Rock was commissioned towards the end of World War 2 and saw new life as a guided-missile cruiser before her sailing days ended.

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Offshore Bombardment
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Maritime Patrol
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Airspace Denial / Deterrence
Neutralization or deterrence of airborne elements through onboard ballistic of missile weaponry.
Fleet Support
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.

610.0 ft
185.93 m
66.3 ft
20.21 m
25.0 ft
7.62 m

Installed Power: 4 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers feeding 4 x Steam turbines and developing 100,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.
Surface Speed
33.0 kts
(38.0 mph)
12,600 nm
(14,500 mi | 23,335 km)

kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers

1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
Original Fit:
12 x 6" /47 caliber (152mm) main guns in four three-gunned turrets.
12 x 5" /38 caliber (127mm) guns in six twin-gunned turrets.
12 x 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns in two four-gunned turrets and two two-gunned turrets.
20 x 20mm Oerlikon Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns

As Guided-Missile Cruiser:
3 x 6" (152mm) main guns
2 x 5" /38 caliber guns
1 x Mark 7 "Talos" Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) twin-missile launcher (46 reloads).

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