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Austal USA-Built Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel Completes Navy Acceptance Trials

An expeditionary fast transport vessel Austal USA has built for the U.S. Navy completed acceptance trials Friday following a two-day evaluation conducted by the service branch’s Board of Inspection and Survey in the Gulf of Mexico. INSURV assessed the readiness of USNS Burlington equipment and systems for both dockside and underway operations, the Naval Sea …

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Austal USA Concludes Builder’s Trials of 10th Navy Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel

Austal USA has finished builder’s trials of a 10th Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport vessel the company has constructed for the U.S. Navy. The week-long test occurred at a shipyard in Mobile, Ala., and demonstrated the future USNS Burlington‘s (EPF 10) fire protection equipment, communication and navigational systems, ship propulsion, ride …

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Sean Stackley: Huntington Ingalls-Built Ford Carrier to Undergo Navy’s Acceptance Trials

The U.S. Navy will conduct acceptance trials of its future USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier at sea before the end of May, USNI News reported Thursday. Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley told reporters at the U.S. Naval Institute’s annual meeting that the service branch currently works to address issues identified during the carrier’s builders trials before …

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Navy, Huntington Ingalls Finish Sea Trials of ‘Finn’ Guided Missile Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries and the U.S. Navy have completed a final round of USS John Finn trials that sought to test the performance of the guided missile destroyer’s systems. The company said Friday the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey assessed the new Arleigh Burke-class ship’s overall operation during the two-day trial held in the Gulf of Mexico, the company …

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Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter Munro Completes Acceptance Trials

The sixth Huntington Ingalls Industries-built U.S. Coast Guard national security cutter Munro has completed acceptance trials at the Gulf of Mexico in an effort to validate the performance of the ship’s systems. Munro accomplished a full-power propulsion run during the two-day trial that tested its propulsion, electrical, damage control, anchor-handling, small boat operations and combat systems, HII …

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