Lockheed Martin Delivers First Littoral Combat Ship, Freedom (LCS-1), to Navy

By Zachary M. Peterson / September 18, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Lockheed Martin delivered the first Littoral Combat Ship to the Navy today in a ceremony at Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin where the first of its kind vessel was constructed. The Freedom (LCS-1) is now poised for commissioning in Milwaukee, WI, in November. "Despite our challenges, the Navy and industry have continued to press on to build and deliver the first ship of a unique class, a ship class that will give our nation our own asymmetric advantages against future...

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