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Keel laid for 25th US Navy littoral combat ship

Fincantieri Marinette Marine has hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s future littoral combat ship ...

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US Navy awards contracts for LCS training site construction

The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $240 million indefinite-delivery ...

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US Navy commissions sixteenth littoral combat ship

The crew of the US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship, the USS Charleston (LCS 18), ran aboard their ship and ...

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US Navy chooses Florida as USS Billings commissioning site

The US Navy’s future littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15) will enter service in a ceremony at Key West, ...

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AN/AQS-20C wraps up developmental tests

The US Navy has completed developmental testing for the AN/AQS-20C mine-hunting sonar system for littoral combat ...

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Austal cuts steel for 30th US Navy LCS

Austal USA has held a metal cutting ceremony on the US Navy’s Independence-class littoral combat ship ...

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Charleston (LCS 18) entering service in Charleston ceremony

US Navy’s Independence variant littoral combat ship Charleston (LCS 18) is set to enter service in a ceremony at ...

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US Navy commissions fifth ship in 50 days

The US Navy’s 15th littoral combat ship – USS Tulsa (LCS 16) – was commissioned as the ...

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Future USS Cincinnati completes acceptance trials

The US Navy’s future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) concluded acceptance ...

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US Navy names 38th littoral combat ship USS Pierre

The US Navy’s next Independence-variant littoral combat ship will be named USS Pierre (LCS 38), the Secretary ...

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US Navy accepts delivery of USS Billings (LCS 15)

The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Billings (LCS 15) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette ...

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US Navy names 36th LCS USS Kingsville

The US Navy’s 36th littoral combat ship will be named USS Kingsville (LCS 36) in honor of the city of ...

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US Navy's 34th LCS to be named USS Augusta

The US Navy’s 34th littoral combat ship will be named USS Augusta (LCS 34), Secretary of the Navy Richard V. ...

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US Navy contracts Vigor for dry docking overhaul of USS ...

The US Navy awarded Vigor Marine a contract worth up to $60 million with all options exercised to complete the ...

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Knifefish UUV and UISS complete LCS mission module testing

The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Module Program recently completed shipboard integration ...

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US Navy orders third FY2019 littoral combat ship

After completing contract negotiations with Austal for the construction of two fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019) littoral ...

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USS Wichita enters service

USS Wichita (LCS 13), the US Navy’s seventh Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, was brought to life during a ...

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Austal receives LCS support contract

Shipbuilder Austal USA has received a $21 million contract from the US Department of Defense for support activities ...

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US Navy to commission Wichita (LCS 13)

The US Navy is set to commission littoral combat ship, Wichita (LCS 13), in a ceremony at Naval Station Mayport, ...

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US Navy lays keel for littoral combat ship Mobile (LCS 26)

The US-based subsidiary of Australian shipbuilder Austal hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the future ...

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US Navy orders additional two LCS from Austal

The US state department has awarded Austal USA a contract for the construction of an additional two ...

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