The Navy's newest LCS is one step closer to its Mayport dock after the future USS St. Louis was officially delivered.
Frigates and Littoral Combat Ships
The National Defense Authorization Act signed last week prevents the service from funding more LCSs.
In recent months, the U.S. military has stepped up its freedom of navigation operations in the region.
More than 12,000 people total are estimated to have attended the commissioning .
Four survivors of the ship's namesake that sunk during World War II attended Saturday's ceremony.
A new support site at a Singapore Navy base is shaking up the way the service maintains its littoral combat ships.
The Knifefish system is designed to deploy from an LCS as well as from other offshore vessels.
The U.S. Navy has commissioned a warship named after Montana's largest city.
If you can't attend Saturday's ceremony, the Navy will livestream the event.
The commanding officer of a precommissioned littoral combat ship has been removed after the vessel hit another ship.