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  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has officially confirmed the October 22, 2016 date for the commissioning of the recently delivered USS Detroit. The U.S. Navy previously accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on August 12. Following its commissioning, the ship will make its […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) traveled across the Detroit River and made her inaugural port call in the city of Windsor, Canada on October 24. The port visit is historic in that it marks the first time a United States warship has chosen a Canadian city to host its first port […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Authorities

    USS Detroit’s is the first deployment of an LCS in support of operation MARTILLO.

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard, Aug. 12. Detroit is the eighth littoral combat ship (LCS) to be delivered to the Navy and the fourth Freedom variant to join the fleet. Delivery marks the official transfer of LCS 7 from the […]

  • 23 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, Detroit (LCS 7), became the newest LCS to join the U.S. Navy fleet during an October 22 ceremony in Detroit. USS Detroit, the fourth Freedom-variant in the LCS class, completed acceptance trials in July and was delivered to the U.S. Navy on August 12. It joins three other Freedom-variant ships in the […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7), completed final contract trials (FCT) during a five-day evaluation period that began May 10. The trials, conducted by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey, are part of a series of post-delivery test and trial events through which the ship and its major systems […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      A Freedom-class littoral combat ship — a small warship that is designed to patrol close to shorelines — will be named the USS Detroit in h… (freep) [mappress] Source: freep,March 21, 2011;

  • 8 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy carried out the first ever structural test firing of the Surface to Surface Missile Module (SSMM) from littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Detroit (LCS 7), Naval Sea Systems Command announced on Tuesday. The test took place on February 28 off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia, and marked the first launch of a missile […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy announced December 23 that the future littoral combat ships USS Detroit (LCS 7) and USS Montgomery (LCS 8) are scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following their commissioning in summer 2016. Detroit is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship being built at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Montgomery is […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Industry news

    Future USS Detroit (LCS 7) successfully concluded its acceptance trial July 15 after completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). The acceptance trial is the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, which is planned for this fall. During the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) began initial operational test and evaluation of the surface-to-surface missile module (SSMM) on November 17, the US Navy has announced. According to the navy, the initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) started two months ahead of schedule. The SSMM is the newest addition to the Littoral Combat Ship […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) recently returned to port after completing combat system ship qualification trials (CSSQT), March 15. During the qualification, LCS Crew 103 conducted several trials to test the functionality of their combat systems suite, involving firing exercises and using their 57mm gun against a fast attack craft. […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has named the next Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, DDG 120 during a ceremony held April 12 in Detroit, USA. The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next destroyer will be named Carl M. Levin in honor of the longest serving senator in Michigan history. The ship will be constructed at Bath Iron […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy and government officials welcomed littoral combat ships USS Milwaukee and USS Detroit to their new homeport of Naval Station Mayport during a ceremony on December 30. The two littoral combat ships’ homeport officially shifted from San Diego on December 22. NS Mayport will eventually become the home for all of the Navy’s Freedom-variant […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy celebrated the keel-laying of the future USS Detroit Nov. 8 at the Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin, where the nation’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is under construction by a Lockheed Martin-led team. During the traditional ceremony, ship sponsor Barbara Levin, the wife of Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan, authenticated the keel […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities

    The US Navy christened the future USS Detroit (LCS 7), the fourth Littoral Combat Ship of the Freedom variant, in a ceremony at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, Oct. 18. The Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Ray Mabus, delivered the principal address at the ceremony, and Mrs. Barbara Levin served as the ship’s […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Mayport an $11.3 million contract modification for work on the post shakedown availability (PSA) accomplishment for littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7). A PSA is accomplished within a period of approximately 10-16 weeks between the time of ship custody transfer to the navy and the shipbuilding and […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Training & Education

    As a precautionary measure, U.S. Navy ships home ported at Naval Station Mayport are getting underway in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. The following ships headed to sea Sept. 6: USS Shamal (PC 13), USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and USCG Tahoma (WPG 80). USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), USS Farragut (DDG […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Navy has shared a video of its Freedom variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) launching Longbow Hellfire missiles as part of the Surface-to-Surface Missile Module (SSMM) developmental testing (DT) The live-fire missile exercise took place off the coast of Virginia on May 11 and saw Milwaukee fire four missiles that successfully […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) arrived at its new homeport in San Diego for the first time on November 20. The navy commissioned Cincinnati, on October 5, during a ceremony in Gulfport, Miss. The ship is the 12th LCS homeported in San Diego under the leadership of Littoral Combat Ship […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has received its fifth Freedom-variant and ninth littoral combat ship overall, the future USS Little Rock (LCS 9). Little Rock was delivered to the US Navy by an industrial team led by Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine in a ceremony on September 25. The littoral combat ship is scheduled to be commissioned […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Vessels

    The future USS Billings (LCS 15), the US Navy’s new Freedom-variant ship, has completed its acceptance trials in the waters of Lake Michigan. They were completed on December 7 after a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations on the Great Lakes for the Board of Inspection and Survey. “The successful completion of these acceptance trials […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship, the Freedom-variant USS Indianapolis (LCS 17), arrived at its homeport, Mayport, Florida Nov. 26. after completing its maiden voyage from the shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Prior to arriving in Mayport, LCS 17 officially joined the fleet Oct. 26 when it was commissioned in Burns Harbor, Indianapolis. It’s the […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Industry news

    The future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) successfully concluded its acceptance trial Aug. 25 after completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations on the Great Lakes for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The acceptance trial is the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, which is planned […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS St. Louis, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, Lockheed Martin said. Now that trials are complete, the newbuild will undergo final outfitting and fine-tuning before delivery. LCS 19 is the tenth Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team and is […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    LCS Crew 103 Rough Riders successfully completed the second quarter of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth’s (LCS 3) maiden deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific following a crew swap with LCS Crew 102 Gold Crew May 26. The turnover is Fort Worth’s second crew swap and marks the halfway point of the ship’s 16-month rotational […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Industry news

    Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) was awarded options to build two additional Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). These are the fifth and sixth LCS ships that MMC has been contracted to build under the 2010 block buy contract. The award of LCSs 13 and 15 increases MMC’s backlog through 2016 and assures the company’s ability to maintain […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team a contract modification for one fully funded 2015 Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) valued at $362 million, along with $79 million in advanced procurement funding for a second ship. The balance of the second ship will be funded by Dec. 31, 2015. The advanced procurement dollars […]

  • 20 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) took part in a five kilometer run on the flight deck Jan. 18. The run, hosted by Supply Department’s MWR division, was organized by Stennis’ afloat fitness director, Tina Nguyen, from Jackson, Miss. “The Sailors aboard seem to enjoy running, and a run […]