Monday, August 2, 2021

Navy Decommissions 2010-Built Littoral Combat Ship ‘USS Independence’

The U.S. Navy has decommissioned the 2010-built USS Independence (LCS 2), the first Independence variant Littoral Combat Ship. The Independence, which was designed to have a service life of 25...

August 2, 2021
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Thursday, April 6, 2017
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Historic Aircraft Carrier USS Independence On Course for On Time Arrival at Scrapyard

The decommissioned aircraft carrier, USS Independence has passed Costa Rica on the first leg of its trip from Bremerton and onward to Brownsville, Texas. The first leg of the long...

April 6, 2017
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Video: Future USS Detroit (LCS 7) Launched at Marinette Marine

A Lockheed Martin-led team launched the United States Navy's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Detroit, into the Menominee River this weekend at the Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) shipyard.

October 21, 2014
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Thursday, June 23, 2011

The “aggresive corrosion” of the USS INDEPENDENCE – Who’s to blame?

U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Zachary Harrell/Released You may have seen recently that Austal, a designer and manufacturer of high performance aluminium vessels including a number of vessels for the...

June 23, 2011
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Monday, August 16, 2010

Interesting Ship of the Week – The USS Independence (LCS 2)

The design for Independence (LCS 2) is based on a high-speed trimaran that can make more than 40 knots (74 km/h; 46 mph) and has a range of 10,000 nautical miles. It was delivered...

August 16, 2010
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