Iwo Jima Continues Marine Warfare Certification

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) continued its Amphibious Marine Warfare (AMW) Certification by conducting Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) operations with 2nd Amphibian Assault Battalion Company A, 2nd Platoon and Headquarters Platoon, March 18.

An AMW Certification certifies the ship’s capability to receive and launch landing craft, air cushions, landing craft utilities, combat rubber raiding crafts and AAVs, all of which make Iwo Jima combat capable and mission …read more

Read more here:: ASD News (Naval)

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