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  • LHA-6 USS America

    US US Navy




    2014 to present    



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    MMSI:
    Flight Deck: 6
    Call Sign:
    Shipyard: Ingalls Shipbuilding
    See Also: CV America (1965) class CV-66


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    History of US LHA-6 USS America

    2007-jun-1Ordered
    2009-jul-17Laid down
    2012-jun-4Launched
    2014-augmaiden transit around South America, America visits Americas, MH-60S 167816
    2014-sep-15HomeportNaval Base San Diego arrived at NB San Diego
    2014-oct-6Port VisitSFFW 2014 San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 in San Francisco at pier 30-32 for Fleet Week and commissioning during the event
    2014-oct-11Commissionedduring Fleet Week in San Francisco
    2020-sep-17DeploymentPhilippine Sea 31st MEU Exercising in Philippine Sea, part of 31st MEU, with V-22s of VMM-262 embarked.
    2022-feb-10NEWS East China Sea Japanese Chinook on USS America for Noble Fusion

    Specifications

       

        from America (2014) class
    1059crew
    1500troops
    44970full load (tn)
    257.30length (m)
    32.30beam (m)
    7.90draught (m)
    70000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US USMC Bell V-22 Osprey 012
    US USMC Sikorsky S-80 H-53E 04
    US USMC Bell UH-1Y Venom 00
    US USMC Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra 08

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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