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  • US Independence class

    Littoral combat ship


    Littoral combat ship Independence class


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    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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    US US Navy N-G MQ-8C Fire Scout 12

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    US Austal USA - 12

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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----
    USUS NavyLCS-24USS Oakland----
    USUS NavyLCS-2USS Independence2010--
    USUS NavyLCS-4USS Coronado2014--

    12 units


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    2005-oct-14OrderedUS LCS-2 USS Independence from General Dynamics
    2006-jan-19Laid downUS LCS-2 USS Independence
    2008-apr-26LaunchedUS LCS-2 USS Independence
    2009-dec-17Laid downUS LCS-4 USS Coronado
    2010-jan-16CommissionedUS LCS-2 USS Independence at Mobile, Alabama.
    2010-dec-29OrderedUS LCS-6 USS Jackson from General Dynamics
    2010-dec-29OrderedUS LCS-18 USS Charleston from General Dynamics
    2010-dec-29OrderedUS LCS-20 USS Cincinnati from General Dynamics
    2010-dec-29OrderedUS LCS-22 USS Kansas City
    2010-dec-29OrderedUS LCS-24 USS Oakland
    2011-mar-17OrderedUS LCS-8 USS Montgomery from General Dynamics
    2012-jan-14LaunchedUS LCS-4 USS Coronado
    2012-mar-16OrderedUS LCS-10 USS Gabrielle Giffords from General Dynamics
    2012-mar-16OrderedUS LCS-12 USS Omaha from General Dynamics
    2012-oct-18Laid downUS LCS-6 USS Jackson
    2013-mar-4OrderedUS LCS-14 USS Manchester from General Dynamics
    2013-mar-4OrderedUS LCS-16 USS Tulsa from General Dynamics
    2013-jun-25Laid downUS LCS-8 USS Montgomery
    2013-dec-14LaunchedUS LCS-6 USS Jackson at Mobile, Alabama
    2014HomeportUS LCS-2 USS Independence San Diego
    2014-apr-16Laid downUS LCS-10 USS Gabrielle Giffords
    2014-may-4CommissionedUS LCS-4 USS Coronado
    2014-aug-6LaunchedUS LCS-8 USS Montgomery
    2015-jun-13LaunchedUS LCS-10 USS Gabrielle Giffords

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