Rear Adm. Richard Brown was nominated to serve as the next commander of Naval Surface Forces and commander of Naval Surface Force U.S. Pacific Fleet, following the retirement of current SWO Boss Vice Adm. Tom Rowden.
The commanding officer of Littoral Combat Ship USS Freedom (LCS-1) was relieved of his duties this week following an investigation into an incident that damaged the ship’s diesel engine in July, the Navy announced today. Read More
The Littoral Combat Ship USS Milwaukee (LCS-5) has arrived in a Jacksonville, Fla. BAE Systems yard, according to a Friday release from the Navy. Read More
After two months pier side, USS Milwaukee (LCS-5) departed Virginia at reduced speed bound for Naval Station Mayport, Fla. and shock trials, USNI News has learned. Read More
The Navy’s newest Littoral Combat Ship is set to leave a Virginia naval base this week following a December engine casualty that left the ship sidelined for two months. Read More
Repairs to Littoral Combat Ship USS Milwaukee (LCS-5) are estimated to extend into early February, according to a draft schedule of repairs seen by USNI News on Wednesday. Read More
The Navy’s newest Littoral Combat Ship – USS Milwaukee (LCS-5) – could be sidelined for weeks to repair an engine casualty that occurred last week during an Atlantic Ocean transit. Read More