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USS Billings (LCS 15) Commissioned

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Marianne Guemo, Navy Public Affairs Support Element East Detachment Southeast KEY WEST, Fla. – The U.S. Navy commissioned the USS Billings (LCS 15), the eighth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship, during a ceremony in Key … Continue reading

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USS Billings Christening

(This article originally appeared on The Maritime Executive) On July 1, the Lockheed Martin-Fincantieri Marinette Marine consortium launched the 15th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) into Wisconsin’s Menominee River. Ship sponsor Sharla D. Tester christened LCS 15, the future USS Billings, in Navy tradition by breaking a champagne … Continue reading

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