USS America (LHA-6), is an amphibious assault ship of the US Navy and the lead ship of the America-class amphibious assault ship.
The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS America fired a RIM-116 rolling airframe missile.
The crew aboard the ship detected, tracked, and engaged a target to maintain proficiency of the onboard weapons systems.
Their watch-standers in the Combat Information Center are trained and prepared for any threat.
USS America is committed to maintaining freedom of navigation and stability in the area of operations.
This exercise demonstrated their ability to work together, coordinate across multiple departments, and execute safely.
The ship has to always be ready to deploy a lethal combat capability if necessary.
America, lead ship of the America Amphibious Ready Group, is operating in the 7th Fleet area of operations.