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  • 6 December 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) returned home to San Diego on December 5, after spending 18 months on its maiden deployment to Southeast Asia. The embarked “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 disembarked the ship earlier in the day, flying back to Naval Air Station North Island. Sailors of LCS […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) were officially adopted by the Coronado Council of the United States Navy League, July 12. The adoption, unanimously supported by both the directors of the Coronado Navy League and the ship’s leadership, was announced during the city’s July 12 Concert in the […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado returned to sea after spending just seven days undergoing engineering maintenance in Singapore. Sailors aboard USS Coronado started training and conducting operations at sea after departing Singapore on February 10. The Coronado crew is executing a busy training schedule focused on unit level training, crew served weapons firing, […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Industry news

    The US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Coronado, left the Austal USA Shipyard and headed to her commissioning site in Coronado, Calif.   LCS Program Manager, Capt. Tom Anderson, said that it was exciting to see the ship exiting the new construction yard en route to her homeport. The ship passed […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrived at the Singaporean Changi Naval Base to begin a rotational deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. Coronado’s arrival in Singapore on October 16 marks the first deployment of an Independence-variant littoral combat ship to Southeast Asia and the third overall, following USS Freedom (LCS 1) and USS Fort […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Industry news

    The fourth littoral combat ship was christened Coronado during a ceremony at Austal USA Shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Jan. 14. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition, Sean Stackley, delivered the principal address at the ceremony, and Susan Ring Keith served as the ship’s sponsor. “Today’s ceremony is a testament to the […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) departed Hawaii for a 16-month rotational deployment to the 7th Fleet after spending a month in port for repairs on the ship’s propulsion plant. Coronado set sail for Singapore in August to replace the Freedom-variant LCS USS Fort Worth which was also forced to spend more time than planned in Singapore’s […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) got underway Sembawang Wharves in Singapore for routine operations and training on May 8. Starting the training with a new crew, Coronado is slated to conduct mission-package workups, including initial ship aviation team training (ISATT), small-boat operations, and visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) evolutions. ISATT […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) sailed from Changi Naval Base in Singapore November 30, for a routine patrol following a scheduled maintenance period. The 2014-commissioned Coronado arrived in Singapore on October 16 after participating in the 2016 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise off the coast of Hawaii and transiting the […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Navy will commission its newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Coronado (LCS 4), April 5, during a ceremony at Naval Air Station, North Island in Coronado, Calif.   Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Susan Ring Keith, a long-time leader in the San Diego community, […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities

    A change of command ceremony was conducted on the flight deck of the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) while pierside at Naval Base San Diego, August 8.   With the traditional exchange of salutes, Cmdr. Shawn Johnston turned over command of the newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship to Cmdr. Peter Kim. Capt. Randy Garner, […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) departed the US 7th Fleet area of responsibility on November 21, after spending nearly 14 months in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. During the rotational deployment, the ship and crew operated with navies of 16 partner nations, participated in 11 multilateral and bilateral exercises, and made 10 strategic port visits […]

  • 6 April 2014
    Equipment & technology

    More than 4,000 guests watched as the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) joined the Navy’s surface fleet during a commissioning ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., April 5.   Coronado is the fourth littoral combat ship, the second of the Independence variant, commissioned into service and will be outfitted […]

  • 5 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) completed a 14-month deployment to Southeast Asia departing Singapore on November 4. Coronado is the first Independence-variant LCS to deploy to the US 7th Fleet as part of an initiative to deploy multiple LCS to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region in just a few years. During the deployment, […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the U.S. Navy’s Singapore-based littoral combat ship USS Coronado will be welcoming relief in April after spending nine months embarked on the ship. Littoral Combat Ship Crew 203 departed San Diego March 27 and will relieve Crew 204 in mid-April. Crew 204, the original Coronado crew which deployed with the ship in […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado live-fired a Harpoon block 1C missile beyond the ship’s visual range, aided by the embarked MQ-8B Fire Scout and the MH-60S Seahawk helicopter. The US 7th Fleet said the firing took place off the coast of Guam on August 22, with the missile striking a surface target at […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully executed the first live-fire over-the-horizon missile test using a Harpoon Block IC missile, July 19, during the Navy’s Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. The test event validated the operation of the Harpoon missile aboard a littoral combat ship and provided the necessary engineering data to support […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has informed that a ship of its much debated littoral combat program recently completed the Navy’s Total Ship Survivability Trial (TSST). Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) performed the test off the coast of California, USA on January 28. During the test event, the crew handled realistic damage simulations, including fire, smoke, […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado on February 3 entered Sembawang Wharves in Singapore for a scheduled maintenance period following a four-day underway in the South China Sea. At sea the crew conducted training exercises designed to maintain operational proficiency while executing emergency procedures at sea. The crew flexed the ship’s capabilities with unit-level training, […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Aug. 26th to continue its independent deployment to the Western Pacific. The ship’s departure follows participation in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016, in which the ship successfully completed a Harpoon Block 1C missile LCS-based launch. The firing of the Harpoon […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command informed that the navy completed initial operational testing and evaluation (IOT&E) of the Independence-variant littoral combat ships with a successful SeaRAM (Rolling Airframe Missile) firing event aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4), June 3. According to the navy, the tests demonstrated the core anti-air warfare capabilities of the ship against an […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Navy littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) started the underway operational testing phase of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. The latest set of trials began June 15, off San Diego. The operations are a continuation of MQ-8C operational testing that began in April. This next phase is testing the MQ-8C’s ability to operate […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Singapore-based littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrived in Brunei for the first scheduled port visit on its deployment on February 16. While in port Coronado will host multiple ship tours and put the embarked MH-60S Seahawk helicopter and MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter on display. Sailors will also have the opportunity to […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrived at its new homeport of San Diego March 10, a few weeks ahead of her commissioning ceremony scheduled for April 5 at Naval Air Station North Island.   Following construction and acceptance trials at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Coronado set sail in January […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Coronado (LCS 4) conducted firing exercises against representative fast attack craft using the MK 110 57mm gun, as part of sea frame developmental testing in conjunction with Combat System Ship Qualification Trial (CSSQT) Aug. 16.   The exercises marked the first time an Independence variant ship fired its core weapon system (MK 110 57mm […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has given the green light for the Navy Open House at Naval Air Station North Island, September 21-22, a Fleet Week San Diego event.  “I’m excited that Naval Base Coronado has obtained approval to host the 2013 Coronado Speed Festival,” says Commanding Officer Captain Gary Mayes. “This Open House […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Coronado arrived in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) October 3 while on its maiden deployment to Southeast Asia. The ship departed Hawaii for a 16-month rotational deployment to the 7th Fleet in September after spending a month in port for repairs on the ship’s propulsion plant. Coronado is […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Industry news

    The future USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully concluded acceptance trials after completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV), the Navy announced Aug. 28.  Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, which is planned for later this […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The littoral combat ship (LCS) mission modules (MM) program completed developmental testing (DT) of the coastal mine reconnaissance (CMR) mission module aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4) off the coast of Southern California February 22, the US Navy said. Consisting of the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle with its mission control system (MCS), the AN/DVS-1 […]