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Navy Schedules Commissioning of Future USS Tulsa

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The U.S. Navy has set a commissioning ceremony for LCS 16, the Independence-class littoral combat ship to be named USS Tulsa on Saturday at Pier 30/32 in San Francisco, Calif. Kathy Taylor, former mayor of Tulsa, Okla., will order the activation of the vessel as the ship's sponsor. Sen. James Lankford will administer the ceremony's principal address, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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Navy Completes Tests for New Mine Detection Drone System

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The U.S. Navy has completed tests for a drone-based mine detection system made to deploy from littoral combat ships, Military.com reported Thursday. The Coastal Mine Reconnaissance system makes use of an MQ-8B Fire Scout drone and an AN/DVS-1 Coastal Battlespace Reconnaissance and Analysis or COBRA sensor to detect mines and obstacles on surfaces and coastal …

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Navy LCS Launches Harpoon Missile in Live-Fire Test

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A U.S. Navy littoral combat ship has launched a missile off the coast of Guam as part of a live-fire test that demonstrated the vessel’s capacity to engage a surface target from beyond visual range. An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aerial system and an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter provided targeting support for the Harpoon Block 1C …

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