20 mars 2015
Mar 19, 2015 ASDNews Source : US Navy
The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) completed a five-day sea trials period March 13 following an eight-month planned maintenance availability period.
During the underway period, New Orleans' crew members tested a number of shipboard systems including damage control systems, navigational equipment and the propulsion plant.
8 décembre 2014
Dec 8, 2014 ASDNews Source : US Navy
Amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) departed BAE Systems Shipyard for Naval Base San Diego after a five-month planned maintenance availability (PMA), Dec. 3.
The "Big Easy" spent the summer and fall undergoing an extensive maintenance period, receiving more than $16 million in repairs and upgrades to equipment and systems throughout the ship.