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  • 14 January 2016
    Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) successfully completed a scheduled preventive maintenance availability (PMAV) at Changi Naval Base Jan. 11. Compared to other Navy platforms, the littoral combat ship has a relatively small crew. Routine maintenance outside the scope of ship’s force ability is conducted during a PMAV, where labor and technical […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Cebu, Philippines Aug. 28 for the ship’s second port call on its transit back to homeport. While in Port at Cebu, Sailors aboard Fort Worth will get the opportunity to enjoy a few days of rest and relaxation, as well as participate in multiple cultural […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Training & Education

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) completed a port visit to Sepanggar, Malaysia Aug. 26 while on their transit back to homeport in San Diego. On the first port call of Fort Worth’s journey home, sailors participated in a joint outreach activity with the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) to help foster a culture of cooperation and […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Another Freedom-variant of the U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ships was unable to leave the port due to problems with the ship’s combining gears. “Littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) experienced a casualty to the ship’s combining gears during an in-port period in Singapore, January 12”, said the Navy. In a similar incident, USS […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Authorities

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), the U.S. Navy littoral combat which had undergone repairs in Singapore after suffering a breakdown, reached Guam on September 6 during her return to the San Diego homeport. By entering Guam, USS Fort Worth sailors completed the longest leg of their transit back home since departing Singapore in August. While in Guam, the ship […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 30, following a port call which included participation in the Secretary of Defense’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) conference. While moored in Pearl Harbor, Fort Worth participated in a live helicopter visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) demonstration […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Things turned out to be better than expected for U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) which suffered damage to propulsion gears in Singapore eight months ago. The ship departed Singapore’s Changi Naval Base on August 22, using both main propulsion diesel engines for a transit across the Pacific Ocean to her homeport […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departed Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands, on September 18, after a brief stop en route to Naval Base San Diego. Fort Worth arrived in Kwajalein September 17 for refueling and stores onload prior to continuing the transit to her homeport after starting her […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities

    Lockheed Martin received an $8,6 million modification to previously awarded basic ordering agreement to support fiscal 2016 USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) deployment. The littoral combat ship (LCS) basic ordering agreement was initially awarded to Lockheed Martin for the design and construction of the Freedom-variant LCS. Lockheed Martin currently administers and performs fleet maintenance requirements through the […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    After the U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship was sidelined in Singapore after an in-port mishap that left the ship’s commander without a job, USS Fort Worth is now being prepared to return to San Diego for repairs. The U.S. Navy said it would prepare the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship to leave Singapore’s Changi base on its […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) returned to Singapore April 15 after a two-month stint operating in Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia. Singapore is the maintenance and logistics hub for rotationally deployed LCSs and Fort Worth returned to port to conduct a planned maintenance availability. Since departing Singapore in February after the […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s third littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Phuket, Thailand for the first time December 30 for a scheduled port visit. The ship’s crew participated in a community service event, and the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program representative informed Sailors about opportunities for tours. William Petri, Fort […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) surpassed the one-year mark on her scheduled 16-month rotational deployment to Singapore in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance November 17. Fort Worth deployed from San Diego on November 17, 2014 and operates out of Singapore as a maintenance and logistics hub from which the ship […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Christopher Brown relieved Cmdr. Rich Jarrett as commanding officer of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), July 10. Jarrett’s tenure in the LCS program has been one of the longest in the program’s history. Over the past 18 months, Brown served side-by-side with Jarrett, as LCS Crew 102’s executive officer. Fort […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) wrapped up its participation in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercises with both Indonesia and Malaysia following an Aug. 21 closing ceremony held in Sandakan, Malaysia. In deepening navy-to-navy relationships, Fort Worth visited Surabaya, Indonesia, for the first time in her 16-month rotational deployment to […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 5th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh commenced with an opening ceremony at Naval Base Issa Khan on Sept. 30. CARAT 2015 marks the first time that a littoral combat ship has participated in the exercise with the Bangladesh Navy, enhancing the complexity and interoperability of the exercise. In the Bay […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Singapore Dec. 29 as part of a 16-month rotational deployment to 7th Fleet in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance. As part of an initiative to deploy up to four LCS to the region on a rotational basis, Fort Worth will operate out of Singapore as a maintenance and […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) is making preparations to get underway from Sembawang after successfully conducting preventive maintenance availability (PMAV) and restricted availability (RAV) maintenance. This availability was particularly unique, as it was the first maintenance availability conducted at Sembawang. Typically Fort Worth will conduct maintenance availabilities at Changi Naval Base, […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    LCS Crew 101 took over U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) from LCS Crew 102 during a rotational deployment to the Asia-Pacific at the Changi Naval Base in Singapore on November 7. The turnover marks the end of a deployment for Crew 102, which frequently worked with other navies in South […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities

    The “Magicians” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 Detachment 1 departed Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado, California, Nov. 17, to join USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) on her maiden deployment. The departure marks the first time the multi-mission MH-60R Seahawk helicopter and the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopter are deployed together aboard […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship – USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) – in Galveston, Texas, officially placing the ship designed and constructed by a Lockheed Martin-led team into active service. Fort Worth, the second of the Freedom-variant in the LCS class, successfully passed Acceptance Trials in May and was delivered […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) stopped in Guam to refuel before continuing on to Southeast Asia, Dec. 11. Fort Worth is on her maiden 16-month rotational deployment in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Building on USS Freedom’s (LCS 1) inaugural 10-month deployment from March to December 2013, Fort Worth will expand LCS […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in San Diego Oct. 18, completing the ship’s maiden voyage to her homeport. The ship, named for Fort Worth, Texas, the 17th largest city in the United States and the 5th largest city in Texas, was built in Marinette, Wis., and was commissioned in […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (35), Detachment 3, completed initial ship aviation team training (ISATT) while operating underway aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) June 7. ISATT is the qualification period necessary to validate the basic flight proficiency of Air Department crew members, from maintenance personnel to pilots. During ISATT, personnel are […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Industry news

    The camouflage painting of USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) was completed at Naval Base San Diego graving dock June 28. Workers applied a paint scheme that differs from that used on Fort Worth’s sister ship USS Freedom (LCS 1). Freedom was painted earlier this year using a pattern based on a World War II-era design […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities

    The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived at Navy Region Singapore Feb. 10 to conduct a crew swap over the next week. Crew 104 will turn over with Crew 103 after operating Fort Worth for the first four months of her 16-month rotational deployment to U.S. 7th Fleet in support of America’s […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Dec. 4, marking a key initial milestone in its 16-month rotational deployment in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance. Building on USS Freedom’s (LCS 1) inaugural 10-month deployment from March to December 2013, Fort Worth will expand LCS […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities

    Littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Jakarta, Indonesia, Dec. 22 as part of a 16-month rotational deployment in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance. The port visit is Fort Worth’s first in Southeast Asia, and also marks the first LCS visit to Indonesia, an archipelagic nation that comprises 17,000 islands and the […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors from littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) completed final certifications for the ship’s inaugural deployment while underway participating in Task Group Exercise (TGEX) Oct. 23-31. Fort Worth Crews 103 and 104, along with guided-missile destroyers USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) and USS Milius (DDG 69), used TGEX as their final opportunity to […]