US Navy takes delivery of future USS Billings

US Navy file photo
US Navy file photo – USS Billings being launched in 2017

The US Navy took delivery of the future USS Billings during a ceremony at Fincantieri Marinette Marine’s shipyard on February 1.

The future USS Billings is the 17th littoral combat ship (LCS) to be delivered to the navy and the eighth of the Freedom variant to join the fleet.

Commissioning is scheduled for later this year.

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