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140131-N-LQ799-082

140131-N-LQ799-082

140131-N-LQ799-082
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Jan. 31, 2014) The amphibious assault ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) America (LHA 6) returns to Ingalls Shipyard from acceptance trials, where the ship's main propulsion, communications, steering, navigation and radar systems were tested. America will be the first ship of its class, replacing the Tarawa-class of amphibious assault ships. The ship was christened on Oct. 20, 2012 and is undergoing construction in Pascagoula, Miss. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Lewis Hunsaker/Released)

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