September 19 2017
The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of a new littoral combat ship, reports the Omaha World-Herald.
The Omaha, an Independence-class ship, was delivered late Friday in Mobile, Ala., where the ship was built, the Naval Sea Systems Command said on Monday.
There was no formal ceremony, said a spokesman for Austal USA, the manufacturer. That is scheduled to take place in January in the ship’s future homeport of San Diego, Calif., said the commander of the ship.
The Omaha is...
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