30 Jan '16, 7pm

Watch the @USNavy #LCS11 splash into the Menominee River:

Watch the @USNavy #LCS11 splash into the Menominee River:

“The future USS Sioux City’s interchangeable mission modules will empower her to face a variety of high-priority missions, from Anti-Surface Warfare to Anti-Submarine Warfare to Mine Countermeasures,” said Joe North, Lockheed Martin vice president of Littoral Ships & Systems. “She is ideally suited to navigate the reefs and shallows in the Asia-Pacific, as USS Fort Worth has demonstrated on her current 20-month deployment.” The Freedom-variant ships have demonstrated their value with successful deployments to Southeast Asia, including USS Fort Worth, which is providing the necessary capabilities for contingency operations in the region today. USS Freedom conducted a successful deployment to Southeast Asia in 2013 and is currently operating out of her homeport in San Diego. “The Christening and Launch of the Sioux City (LCS 11) is a proud event for FMM,” said Jan Allman, Pr...

Full article: http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/news/press-releases/2016...

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