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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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--

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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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