08 Apr '15, 3pm

The Navy's newest amphib USS #AmericaLHA6 successfully completes 4-day Final Contractor Trials h…

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship, USS America (LHA 6), completed final contractor trials (FCT) April 3. FCT, ran by the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV), is part of a series of post-delivery tests the ship has been preparing for since before commissioning. During the trials, the ship and its major systems are exercised, tested and corrected as required. Ensign Nicholas Haan, America's assistant FCT coordinator, likened the experience to owning a new car with a warranty about to expire. "That is exactly what we are doing right now. The warranty on our ship, straight from the factory, is going to expire soon, so we want to catch all the discrepancies we can find, make sure they are all noted and get them fixed," said Haan. "It ensures the ship builders are held responsible for the things they need to be held responsible for." The fou...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=86435

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