Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships
The Freedom-class is the new face of the American Navy, set to number over a dozen warships.USS Freedom (LCS-1) leads the Freedom-class group of 'Littoral Combat Ships' in service with the United States Navy. The class is a wholly modern addition to the service with some thirteen total ships planned for the group. Construction of the ships behan in 2005 at a cost of $362 million per vessel with commissioning ongoing since 2008. The warships are specifically designed with agility and compact footprints in mind all the while carrying an array of weaponry, systems and subsystems for a multi-mission approach.
There are a total of 4 Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
USS Billings LCS-15 was awarded in December of 2010, saw her keel laid down in November of 2015 and was put out to ...
USS Fort Worth LCS-3 is the second of the Freedom-class littoral combat ship types to have entered service with the...
The Freedom-class is a relatively new breed of surface warship led by the USS Freedom LCS-1, launched in 2006....
USS Wichita LCS-13 was laid down in February of 2015 and launched in September of 2016....