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US Navy - Littoral Combat Ship

LCS 2 - USS Independence

 

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Type, class: Littoral Combat Ship - LCS; Independence class

Builder: Austal-USA, Mobile, Alabama, USA

   

STATUS:

Awarded: October 14, 2005

Laid down: January 19, 2006

Launched: April 26, 2008

Commissioned: January 16, 2010

IN SERVICE (2015)

   

Homeport: San Diego, California

Namesake: INDEPENDENCE!

Ships Motto: LIBERTAS PER LABOREM AUDENTIUM (independence through bold action)

Technical Data: see: INFO > Independence class Littoral Combat Ship - LCS

 

ship images


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Pacific Ocean - January 2015

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San Diego, California - January 2015


San Diego, California - January 2015


Pacific Ocean - July 2014

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - July 2014

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during exercise RIMPAC 14 - Pacific Ocean - July 2014

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during exercise RIMPAC 14 - Pacific Ocean - July 2014


during exercise RIMPAC 14 - Pacific Ocean - July 2014


during exercise RIMPAC 14 - Pacific Ocean - July 2014


during exercise RIMPAC 14 - Pacific Ocean - July 2014


during exercise RIMPAC 14 - Pacific Ocean - July 2014


July 2014

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - July 2014

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San Diego, California - April 2014


San Diego, California - April 2014


Pacific Ocean - April 2014

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Pacific Ocean - April 2014


San Diego, California - February 2014

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San Diego, California - February 2014


San Diego, California - February 2014

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San Diego, California - February 2014


San Diego, California - February 2014

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USS Independence (LCS 2) deploys a remote multi-mission vehicle (RMMV) while testing the ship's mine countermeasures
mission package (MCM) - August 2013 (US Navy photo courtesy of Austal USA)


off California - July 2013


off California - July 2013


San Diego - July 2012


San Diego - May 2012


San Diego - May 2012


San Diego - May 2012


San Diego - May 2012


San Diego - May 2012


San Diego - May 2012


San Diego - May 2012

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San Diego - May 2012


Pacific Ocean - April 2012


April 2012


Manzanillo, Mexico - April 2012

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Manzanillo, Mexico - April 2012


Manzanillo, Mexico - April 2012

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Panama Canal - April 2012


Panama Canal - April 2012


Atlantic Ocean - April 2012


Atlantic Ocean - April 2012


Atlantic Ocean - April 2012


Atlantic Ocean - April 2012

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Atlantic Ocean - April 2012

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Mayport, Florida - April 2012


Mayport, Florida - April 2012


Mayport, Florida - April 2012


Mayport, Florida - April 2012


Mayport, Florida - April 2012

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The Remote Minehunting System (RMS) and an AN/AQS-20 mine hunting sonar are brought aboard USS Independence (LCS 2)
during developmental testing of the mine warfare mission module package - Gulf of Mexico - January 2012


The Remote Minehunting System (RMS) and an AN/AQS-20 mine hunting sonar are brought aboard USS Independence (LCS 2)
during developmental testing of the mine warfare mission module package - Gulf of Mexico - January 2012


Newport, Rhode Island - October 2011

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Newport, Rhode Island - October 2011

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Pensacola, Florida - September 2011


St. Petersburg, Florida - September 2011

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Norfolk, Virginia - May 2010

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Port Everglades, Florida - April 2010

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Norfolk, Virginia - April 2010


Norfolk, Virginia - April 2010

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Little Creek, Virginia - April 2010


April 2010


April 2010

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Mayport, Florida - April 2010


Mayport, Florida - April 2010


Mayport, Florida - April 2010

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Key West, Florida - March 2010


Key West, Florida - March 2010


Key West, Florida - March 2010

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Key West, Florida - March 2010


Key West, Florida - March 2010


Key West, Florida - March 2010

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The enclosure for the non-line-of-sight missile system lies behind the Mk-110 57mm gun housing
on the bow of USS Independence (LCS 2) - Atlantic Ocean - March 2010

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commissioning ceremony - Mobile, Alabama - January 16, 2010

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Mobile, Alabama - November 2009


Mobile, Alabama - November 2009


Mobile, Alabama - November 2009

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builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


builders trials - Gulf of Mexico - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)

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at Austal-USA shipbuilding yard - Mobile, Alabama - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


Mobile, Alabama - July 2009 (General Dynamics photo via USN)


outfitting at Austal-USA shipbuilding yard - Mobile, Alabama - May 2008


outfitting at Austal-USA shipbuilding yard - Mobile, Alabama - May 2008

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during construction - Mobile, Alabama - August 2007


during construction - Mobile, Alabama - August 2007


during construction - Mobile, Alabama - March 2007
 

 

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