U.S. Navy's USS Coronado completes survivability test

February 12, 2016 9:23 PM

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U.S. Navy's USS Coronado completes survivability test

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy completed Total Ship Survivability Trial procedures for the Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Coronado.

The survivability tests submitted the ship and its crew to damage situations to train personnel for responding to a vessel being hit by a conventional weapon during combat. The test event included flooding, structural failure, electrical failure, fire and smoke.

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