Heavy Lifting 馃挭 Sailors aboard #USSAmerica (LHA 6) secure the anchor chain during an anchor drop test in the #PhilippineSea, Jan 6. America is deployed to @US7thFleet in support of a #FreeandOpenIndoPacific.

Jan 17, 2022 路 1:00 AM UTC

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They better get to painting that anchor chain
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What a tiny chain.
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Thank you for everything you do for our safety and freedom!
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Based in San Diego, California, the "USS America" (LHA 6) fights under the motto "Ready for War or Peace".
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"USS America" (LHA 6) is a next generation amphibious assault ship, optimized for aviation and capable of supporting current and future aircraft and has advanced maintenance capability.
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Built by Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, commissioned in October 2014, "USS America" is the flagship in the America-class, Amphibious Ready Group of the U.S. Navy, and among the Top 10 aircraft carriers in the world.
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The electronic warfare is managed by the AN/SLQ-32 B(V)2 fit (Block 1) and 2 Mk 53 NUMKA decoy launchers.
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"USS America" provides support for various combat aircraft, including: