Naval Warfare

US Navy commissions USS Billings

5th August 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The US Navy commissioned USS Billings (LCS 15) on 3 August in Key West, Florida.

Billings is the newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) to join the navy’s fleet. The ship will be homeported in Mayport, Florida.

The fast, agile, focused-mission vessel is designed for operation in near-shore environments ...

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