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  • 27 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The next US Navy ship to be commissioned and carry the Kansas City name arrived at its homeport in San Diego on May 24.

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Kansas City (LCS 22), on Saturday, Sept. 22, in Mobile, Alabama. At the ceremony, the principal speaker will be US Representative Emanuel Cleaver II from Missouri. Mrs. Tracy Davidson, wife of commander of US Indo-Pacific Command Adm. Philip Davidson, […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) has concluded acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The navy announced this on October 31, after the ship completed a series of in-port and underway demonstrations. “This level of performance is among the best I’ve seen for this class. We continue […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On June 20, 2020, the US Navy commissioned its new Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the USS Kansas City (LCS 22).

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s next Independence variant littoral combat ship will carry the name of USS Kansas City (LCS 22), the Secretary of the United States Navy Ray Mabus announced. LCS 22 will be the second commissioned naval ship to bear the name Kansas City. The first was a replenishment oiler (AOR 3) which served a 25-year career […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy has taken delivery of the future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) at the Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. Kansas City is the 21st LCS delivered to the navy and the 11th Independence variant to join the fleet. “We have now delivered 11 of the 19 Independence-class LCS currently […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy took delivery of the future USS St. Louis (LCS 19) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) shipyard on February 6, 2020. The future USS St. Louis is the 10th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team at FMM. The newbuild’s delivery is […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Austal USA has launched the US Navy’s 12th Independence-variant littoral combat ship Oakland (LCS 24) at its Mobile, Alabama, shipyard. The ship was launched on July 21 and is scheduled for delivery next year. The future USS Oakland is one of 19 Independence-variant LCSs that will join the fleet. Four additional LCSs are under various […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) concluded acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico on February 8, following a series of in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before the ship is delivered to the navy, which […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Vessels

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has delivered USS Oakland (24), a new Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), to the US Navy, from the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

  • 23 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s future USS Omaha (LCS 12) wrapped up her acceptance trials on May 12, after completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the navy. During the trial, the navy tested the […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has received a $21 million contract from the US Department of Defense for support activities on the littoral combat ship (LCS) program. Austal will be the prime contractor for undertaking a dry docking of LCS 14 to carry out various support and sustainment activities. This award is particularly significant as it is […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Eight USS Missouri (SSN 780) Sailors who took voluntary leave to assist their namesake state are returning to Groton, Conn., June 8. To officially thank them for their service, Kansas City Mayor Sly James and several city council members met the Sailors at the Kansas City International Airport to thank them for their efforts […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy is set to christen its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Wichita (LCS 13), during a ceremony on Saturday, September 17 in Marinette, Wisconsin. “The christening of the future USS Wichita brings this warship one step closer to joining our nation’s growing fleet,” said Ray Mabus, secretary of the Navy. “The skill and […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) arrived at its new homeport of U.S. Naval Base Guam May 29. Topeka is the fourth submarine assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron (CSS) 15 as part of the Navy’s long range plan to put the most advanced and capable units forward. Prior to arriving in Guam, Topeka […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Just slightly beyond the two-year commissioning anniversary of USS Missouri (SSN 780), the commanding officer, chief of the boat and three Sailors will visit their namesake state, Aug. 26-30. Cmdr. Mike Luckett, who took command of Missouri in April 2012, will embark on his first namesake state visit since assuming command of the Virginia-class attack […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Vessels

    Austal USA has delivered its ninth Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS) to the US Navy. The future USS Charleston (LCS 18) is the third Austal designed and built LCS delivered to the navy this year and will be the fourteenth to enter the fleet. The newbuilding completed its acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Wichita (LCS 13), the US Navy’s seventh Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, was brought to life during a commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Mayport on January 12. “The LCS, like your favorite mobile device, offers more portability and maneuverability, while being much less conspicuous,” said Cmdr. Nathan Rowan, commanding officer of Wichita. “And, like a […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy received USS Gabrielle Giffords, littoral combat ship number ten, during a ceremony held at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard. The future USS Gabrielle Giffords is the fifth Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) delivered to the USN since 2009 and the fourth naval vessel delivered to the USN by Austal USA in 2016. Austal […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities

    US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next Freedom-variant littoral combat ship will be named USS Wichita (LCS 13) during a naming ceremony at Wichita City Hall. The selection of Wichita honors Kansas’ largest city and will be the third ship to bear the name. The first Wichita was commissioned right before […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Although Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) won’t be able to vote from home, they can rest assured knowing the Navy has taken all the appropriate steps to ensure their voices are heard for the upcoming presidential election. Sending and receiving mail while deployed is very important to Sailors, and the Supply Department […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future littoral combat ship USS Manchester (LCS 14) completed acceptance trials after undergoing a series of tests with the navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The Independence-variant LCS passed the trials on December 15, the US Naval Sea Systems Command announced. Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before delivery of the […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    ‘Charleston’ will be the US Navy’s ninth Independence-class littoral combat ship

  • 16 March 2018
    Vessels

    Future US Navy littoral combat ship (LCS) Tulsa (LCS 16) has successfully completed acceptance trials after a series of in-port and underway demonstrations for the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The trials, concluded on March 9, are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the navy. During the trials, the navy conducted […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) arrived in Busan July 20 as part of a deployment to the Western Pacific. “As we represent our submarine team, our Navy, and our country, we are committed to our to our presence in the Western Pacific and look forward to many more visits with our […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Topeka (SSN 754), the U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine, returned to its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam, after completing routine patrols throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The submarine’s forward-operating period to the western Pacific concluded on January 28 when the submarine docked in Guam. Topeka, under the command of Cmdr. Steven Tarr III, operated […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrived in Fukuoka, Japan, July 18 for a goodwill and friendship building port visit.   This marks Fitzgerald’s first visit to Japan’s sixth largest city. “We are excited to interact and learn more about the beautiful Japanese culture and share a bit of our own,” said […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy received its seventh Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Manchester (LCS 14), in a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, on February 28. Delivery marks the official transfer of LCS 14 from the shipbuilder, an Austal USA-led team, to the navy. It is the final milestone prior to commissioning, which is planned for […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Authorities

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton Aug. 3. Cmdr. Michael Ward relieved Cmdr. Michael Savageaux during the time-honored ceremony. Capt. Emil Casciano, commanding officer, Submarine Learning Center, spoke at the ceremony and reflected on the pivotal role commanding officers […]