The LHA-6 USS America amphibious assault ship and USS Somerset (LPD-25), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, are running a bit behind the initial delivery schedule to the U.S. Navy, but shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) sees no reason for concern. HII had been looking at delivering the Somerset this year and the America early next year. But, says HII CEO Michael Petters, ”Regarding schedule, I would say [the] second half of next year for both of those ...

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