The Navy’s latest amphibious transport dock, the future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD-28), is transporting the new Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) Landing Craft Air Cushions (LCACs) -103 and -104 to their homeport at Norfolk, Va., following the ship commissioning. LPD-28 is the Navy’s latest ...

The Navy awarded HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division [HII] a $240 million modification for long-lead-time material and advance procurement work for the next San Antonio-class Flight II amphibious transport dock ship, LPD-32.  The contract includes an option for the actual detail design and ...

The Navy recently accepted delivery of both the future USS Ft. Lauderdale (LPD-28) San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship and the future USS Montana (SSN-794) Virginia-class attack submarine, the service said on March 14. LPD-28 is the 12th San Antonio-class vessel and features ...

The Navy and Marine Corps are trying to quickly add new capabilities to help support Navy sea control and power projection missions, particularly arming amphibious vessels with anti-ship weapons. Marine Maj. Gen. Tracy King, Director, Expeditionary Warfare (OPNAV N95) said amphibious ships need to ...