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The amphibious assault ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) America (LHA 6) returns to Huntington Ingalls Shipyard after completing sea trials.
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PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Nov. 9, 2013) The amphibious assault ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) America (LHA 6) returns to Huntington Ingalls Shipyard after completing sea trials. During the trials, the ship's main propulsion, communications, steering, navigational and radar systems were tested for the first time at sea. America will be the first ship of its class, replacing the Tarawa class of amphibious assault ships. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Lawrence Grove/Released)

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