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  • LCS-1 USS Freedom

    US US Navy




    2008 to present    


    LCS-1 USS Freedom

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    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: NFRE


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    History of US LCS-1 USS Freedom

    2004-dec-15Orderedfrom Lockheed Martin
    2005-jun-2Laid down
    2006-sep-23Launched
    2008-nov-8Commissionedin Milwaukee
    2009-sepTrialsFlight deck certification with MH-60 of HSC-22
    2010-apr-23HomeportNaval Base San Diego
    2012HomeportSan Diego, CA
    2014-may-12AircraftMQ-8B Fire Scout / MR-60R Seahawk trials, off San Diego.

    Specifications

       

        from Freedom class
    26crew
    2135light (tn)
    2862full load (tn)
    115length (m)
    13beam (m)
    4draught (m)
    3500range (nm)
    47max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce MT30
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODAG
    2Naval Engine diesel - FM Colt-Pielstick PA6B STC

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 02
    US United States Naval Aviation N-G MQ-8A/B Fire Scout 02

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Marinette Marine, Menominee River



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