Keith Brownmiller
Sailing toward its commissioning ceremony in San Francisco on Oct 11 shows a wide departure from its amphibious nature perfected in the Tarawa class LHA.

See the new direction here:

http://m.aviationweek.com/defense/us-navy-gets-ready-aviation-centric-america
The Gunny
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uva7
so someone explain this too me..... tarawa class was replaced by the lhd "wasp class"   , why not make more lhd's ...    whats with the re-make of the lha ?   i know 6&7 have no well decks .. i believe 8 will have one...

whats the difrence between a lhd , and a lha 8 ?
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