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Monday, 27 June 2016

Austal Delivers Future Littoral Combat Ship USS Montgomery (LCS 8) to US Navy

The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) during a ceremony at the Austal USA shipyard, June 23. Delivery marks the official transfer of Montgomery from the shipbuilder to the Navy. It is the final milestone prior to commissioning, which is planned for September 2016 in Mobile, Alabama. LCS 8 is the seventh littoral combat ship (LCS) to be delivered to the Navy and the fourth of the Independence variant, which is noted for its trimaran hull.

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