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LCS-4 Deployment Will Evaluate Ship Capabilities Ahead of 2018 Frigate Downselect

LCS-4 Deployment Will Evaluate Ship Capabilities Ahead of 2018 Frigate Downselect

Sailors assigned to Surface Warfare Mission Package Detachment 2 prepare to be hoisted out of the water by the littoral combat ship USS Coronado's (LCS 4) twin-boom-extensible crane following a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise on Aug. 15, 2015. US Navy photo.

Sailors assigned to Surface Warfare Mission Package Detachment 2 prepare to be hoisted out of the water by USS Coronado’s (LCS-4) twin-boom-extensible crane following a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise on Aug. 15, 2015. US Navy photo.

WASHINGTON NAVY YARD – As the Navy shifts from a two-variant frigate acquisition plan to a competition between the two Littoral Combat Ship builders, getting USS Coronado (LCS-4) out on its first deployment ahead of the frigate downselect will go a long way in validating the ship’s advertised capabilities, the Program Executive Officer for Littoral Combat Ships told USNI News. Read More

USS Fort Worth to Return to San Diego for Propulsion System Repairs

USS Fort Worth to Return to San Diego for Propulsion System Repairs

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) transits in formation with ships from the Royal Malaysian navy as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2015 on Aug. 19, 2015. US Navy Photo

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) transits in formation with ships from the Royal Malaysian navy as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2015 on Aug. 19, 2015. US Navy Photo

The Littoral Combat Ship USS Forth Worth (LCS-3) will return to San Diego to undergo repairs on the complex gearing system that was damaged earlier this year, Navy officials told USNI News on Wednesday. Read More

USS Fort Worth CO Relieved Over January Propulsion Casualty

USS Fort Worth CO Relieved Over January Propulsion Casualty

Cmdr. Michael Atwell, commanding officer of LCS Crew 101, observes Engineman 1st Class Silvano Becerra make the necessary engineering adjustments for USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) to operate at high speeds in response to a man overboard reported by a merchant vessel in the South China Sea in late 2015. US Navy Photo

Cmdr. Michael Atwell, commanding officer of LCS Crew 101 (left), observes Engineman 1st Class Silvano Becerra make the necessary engineering adjustments for USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) to operate at high speeds in response to a man overboard reported by a merchant vessel in the South China Sea in late 2015. US Navy Photo

The current commander of USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) was relived following early results of an ongoing investigation into a propulsion casualty that cut short the operational deployment of the Littoral Combat Ship to Singapore, Navy officials told USNI News on Monday. Read More

Navy Swaps Crew on Forward Deployed LCS USS Fort Worth

Navy Swaps Crew on Forward Deployed LCS USS Fort Worth

Littoral Combat Ship USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) participates in a combined formation of U.S. and Bangladesh naval ships during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh 2015. US Navy Photo

Littoral Combat Ship USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) participates in a combined formation of U.S. and Bangladesh naval ships during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh 2015. US Navy Photo

The last crew for the Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) deployment to Singapore has taken control of the ship, according to a Monday release from the Navy. Read More