Freedom on Lake Michigan

October 2008
Armada International;Oct/Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p68
The article reports on the builder's sea trials being conducted for the U.S. Navy's first Littoral Combat Ship Freedom (LCS1) on Lake Michigan in October 2008. The vessel's propulsion, communication, navigation and mission systems as well as support systems are being tested. It was designed by Lockheed Martin along with naval architect Gibbs & Cox, shipbuilders Marinette Marine and Bollinger Shipyards.


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