US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS America fires its Phalanx CIWS in Philippine Sea

November 17, 2021

Navy Recognition:

The USS America (LHA-6), is an America-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy and the lead ship of her class. USS America was awarded to Ingalls on June 1st, 2007, and saw her keel laid down on July 17th, 2009. She was launched on June 4th, 2012, and officially commissioned on October 11th, 2014.

The LHA 6 is equipped with the AN/SPQ-9B surface-search and Fire Control radar, AN/SPS-48E(V)10 3D air-search radar, the AN/SPS-49(V)1 2D air-search radar, and the AN/SPM-43C air traffic control radar…

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