Tag Archives: USS Independence

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 Integration Testing of Mine Countermeasures Drones for LCS Fleet

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The U.S. Navy has completed shipboard integration testing for two unmanned systems on a littoral combat ship in an effort to enhance the vessel’s mine countermeasures capabilities. The service said Thursday that it tested the Knifefish unmanned undersea vehicle and the Unmanned Influence Sweep System aboard the USS Independence

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Navy Evaluates Strike Group Capacity at 2016 USS Dahlgren Demo Event

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The U.S. Navy has evaluated a strike group in various areas such as gun weapon systems, combat systems and interoperability with surface and air assets at the 2016 USS Dahlgren demonstration. According to a report published by the Navy’s information technology magazine, the USS Dahlgren cybernetic laboratory tested engagement coordination with virtual and …

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