TITLE

Aging Amphibs

AUTHOR(S)
Tiron, Roxana
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Sea Power;Sep2009, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the modernization and maintenance of amphibious ships of the U.S. Navy as part of its initiative to underline the importance of managing maintenance requirements of surface ships. The modernization includes the installation of a new propulsion load-management unit, an electric heating system, and a new air conditioning to increase the capacity of surface ships. It also outlines how the improvements will enable the ships to accommodate up-armored military vehicles.
ACCESSION #
43934373

 

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