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US Navy Christens 6th LCS Ship

US Navy Christens 6th LCS Ship

Austal christened the future USS Jackson (LCS 6) March 22 at its state-of-the-art shipyard in Mobile, Ala. Jackson is the first of 10 Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) that the U.S. Navy has awarded to Austal as prime contractor. The […]


Lockheed Lays Keel of 11th Littoral Combat Ship

Lockheed Lays Keel of 11th Littoral Combat Ship

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s eleventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Sioux City, in a ceremony held at Marinette Marine Corporation. The industry team is building Freedom-class LCSs for the […]


US Navy Accepts Delivery of the Future USS Coronado (LCS 4)

US Navy Accepts Delivery of the Future USS Coronado (LCS 4)

The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Coronado (LCS 4) during a ceremony at the Austal USA shipyard here Sept. 27. Coronado is the fourth littoral combat ship (LCS) to deliver to the Navy, the second of the Independence […]


First Littoral Combat Ship to Deploy in March

First Littoral Combat Ship to Deploy in March

During a media availability Feb. 21, Navy officials announced the Littoral Combat Ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) is on track to begin its first deployment March 1. This milestone was announced by the LCS Council, a group established by Chief […]


New Waterjets Could Propel LCS to Greater Speeds

New Waterjets Could Propel LCS to Greater Speeds

The Navy’s fifth littoral combat ship (LCS), Milwaukee, will be the first to benefit from new high-power density waterjets aimed at staving off rudder and propeller damage experienced on high-speed ships. The product of an Office of Naval Research (ONR) […]


Seventh Littoral Combat Ship Takes Shape

Seventh Littoral Combat Ship Takes Shape

A Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Detroit. The event was part of a time-honored keel laying ceremony that took place at the Marinette Marine Corporation […]


Expeditionary Warfare Update: Littoral Combat Ship

Expeditionary Warfare Update: Littoral Combat Ship

The U.S. Navy is often referred to as America’s away team because we combat threats around the globe before they affect us at home. At the very core of Navy’s “away game” is our ability, in partnership with the Marines, […]


US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Delivered Two Months Early

US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Delivered Two Months Early

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team delivered the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship, Fort Worth (LCS 3), to the U.S. Navy two months ahead of schedule. The delivery followed the ship’s successful Acceptance Trials on Lake Michigan in May. “By delivering […]


Dempsey Details Plan For ‘Singapore-Managed’ Ships

Dempsey Details Plan For ‘Singapore-Managed’ Ships

The Littoral Combat Ships that will soon begin rotational deployment to Singapore are an example of the increased military engagement called for under the U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said today. En route from Singapore to the […]


 
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