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U.S. Navy Commissions Littoral Combat Ship 11 (Sioux City) – First combat ship commissioned at United States Naval Academy is 13th commissioned LCS in Navy fleet 

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ANNAPOLIS, MD., Nov.17, 2018/PRNewswire/ – The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Sioux City (LCS 11) – the nation’s sixth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – at the United States Naval Academy today. This milestone places the ship, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), into active service. Unique among combat ships, LCS is designed to complete close-to-shore…

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Variety of Roles Possible for USS Sioux City

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Originally Published in Sioux City Journal November 16, 2018 By Nick Hytrek nhytrek@siouxcityjournal.com ARLINGTON, Va. — When the U.S. Navy was facing the replacement of a class of aging small frigates, leaders wanted new ships that were small, fast and maneuverable. Planners conceived of a ship that could be reconfigured…

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USS Sioux City arrives in Annapolis: 4 things to know

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Originally published in the Capital Gazette November 13th, 2018 By Rachael Pacella and Joshua McKerrow Contact Reporters, rpachella@capgaznews.com, jmckerrow@capgaznews.com   An 8 million-pound warship arrived in Annapolis today, just in time for a big party in its honor. The USS Sioux City, a combat ship designed to fight close to shore, was escorted up the…

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