During this year’s Fleet Week in San Francisco, the US Navy will commission its latest warship, the USS America (LHA 6). Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) used various Autodesk software products along with a tightly integrated shipbuilding application from SSI called ShipConstructor to ensure more efficient and effective construction.
Read more about this ships design and purpose via inthefold.autodesk.com
I am truly honored to not only visit and tour this new ship USS America LHA 6, but to also be invited to participate in this ship's official commissioning and meet its crew of fine Marines and Seamen during Fleet Week in San Francisco.
The only downside is I must wear a formal dress suit and tie much of the time.