NNS KADA is a Landing Ship Tank (LST-100). She replaced the decommissioned Landing Ships NNS AMBE and NNS OFIOM. The Ship was built by Damen Shipyards in the United Arab Emirates. She arrived Nigeria on 27 May 22. She can carry 235 troops as well as 18 crew and has a length of 100m. Her primary functions are: Amphibious Operations, Transport and Logistics while her secondary functions are Maritime Security, Humanitarian Aid, Disaster Relief, Search and Rescue (SAR), Mine Counter Measure (MCM) and Hydrographic Survey Operations Support. She is commanded by Capt AO Adoki.