Video: America (LHA 6) builder’s sea trials

The amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) returned to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division Friday following successful acceptance sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. Below is a video from last year’s builder’s sea trials.


The 844’x106′ America-class ships will be capable of carrying a Marine Expeditionary Unit, including Marine helicopters, MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft and F-35B Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

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