US Independence class

Littoral combat ship


Littoral combat ship Independence class


2176light (tn)
2784full load (tn)
127.40length (m)
31.60beam (m)
3.90draught (m)
4300range (nm)
47max speed (knots)

2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODAG

1Naval Gun single 57 mm
4Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC

1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Sea Giraffe

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----USUS NavyLCS-6USS Jackson
----USUS NavyLCS-8USS Montgomery
----USUS NavyLCS-10USS Gabrielle Giffords
----USUS NavyLCS-12USS Omaha
----USUS NavyLCS-14USS Manchester
----USUS NavyLCS-16USS Tulsa
----USUS NavyLCS-18USS Charleston
----USUS NavyLCS-20USS Cincinnati
----USUS NavyLCS-22USS Kansas City
2010--USUS NavyLCS-2USS Independence
2014--USUS NavyLCS-4USS Coronado
2021--USUS NavyLCS-24USS OaklandNBSM

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2005-oct-14OrderedOrdered US LCS-2 USS Independence from General Dynamics
2006-jan-19Laid downLaid down US LCS-2 USS Independence
2008-apr-26LaunchedLaunched US LCS-2 USS Independence
2009-dec-17Laid downLaid down US LCS-4 USS Coronado
2010-jan-16CommissionedCommissioned US LCS-2 USS Independence at Mobile, Alabama.
2010-dec-29OrderedOrdered US LCS-6 USS Jackson from General Dynamics
2010-dec-29OrderedOrdered US LCS-18 USS Charleston from General Dynamics
2010-dec-29OrderedOrdered US LCS-20 USS Cincinnati from General Dynamics
2010-dec-29OrderedOrdered US LCS-22 USS Kansas City
2010-dec-29OrderedOrdered US LCS-24 USS Oakland
2011-mar-17OrderedOrdered US LCS-8 USS Montgomery from General Dynamics
2012-jan-14LaunchedLaunched US LCS-4 USS Coronado
2012-mar-16OrderedOrdered US LCS-10 USS Gabrielle Giffords from General Dynamics
2012-mar-16OrderedOrdered US LCS-12 USS Omaha from General Dynamics
2012-oct-18Laid downLaid down US LCS-6 USS Jackson
2013-mar-04OrderedOrdered US LCS-14 USS Manchester from General Dynamics
2013-mar-04OrderedOrdered US LCS-16 USS Tulsa from General Dynamics
2013-jun-25Laid downLaid down US LCS-8 USS Montgomery
2013-dec-14LaunchedLaunched US LCS-6 USS Jackson at Mobile, Alabama
2014HomeportHomeport US LCS-2 USS Independence San Diego
2014-apr-16Laid downLaid down US LCS-10 USS Gabrielle Giffords
2014-may-04CommissionedCommissioned US LCS-4 USS Coronado
2014-aug-06LaunchedLaunched US LCS-8 USS Montgomery
2015-jun-13LaunchedLaunched US LCS-10 USS Gabrielle Giffords
2018-jul-20Laid downLaid down US LCS-24 USS Oakland
2019-jul-21LaunchedLaunched US LCS-24 USS Oakland
2021-apr-17CommissionedCommissioned US LCS-24 USS Oakland
2023-apr-30Port VisitPort Visit US LCS-24 USS Oakland visited Nouméa

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