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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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General Dynamics Subsidiary Completes Builder’s Trials on USS Thomas Hudner Destroyer

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary has completed builder’s trials on an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer for the U.S. Navy. The future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 61) completed in-port and at-sea tests required to evaluate the vessel’s systems and delivery readiness, the Naval Sea Systems Command said Monday. Arleigh Burke-class warships are designed …

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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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