The U.S. Navy Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) test fires its close-in weapons system while transiting across the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 17, 2006. SAIPAN is currently underway on a routine deployment in support of the Global War On Terrorism. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Patrick W. Mullen III) (Released)