U.S. Navy Describes Ship Changes To Accommodate F-35s, V-22s

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy is making 14 different design changes costing an estimated $40 million on its LHA-6 amphibious ship, the USS America, to accommodate heat and downwash from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, says ship program official Capt. Chris Mercer. At the same time, Mercer says, the...

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