US Navy receives third MLP ship

A new Mobile Landing Platform ship has been delivered to the U.S. Navy.

Navy receives third MLP ship from GenDyn NASSCO

SAN DIEGO, June 16 (UPI) —¬†The U.S. Navy’s third Mobile Landing Platform, the USNS Lewis B. Puller, has been delivered to the service in California by General Dynamics NASSCO.

The USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB), named after a highly decorated Marine Corpsgeneral, is in an Afloat Forward Staging Base configuration. It features a 52,000 square-foot flight deck, fuel and equipment storage, repair spaces, magazines, mission planning spaces and accommodations for up to 250 personnel.

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