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The Future USS Cooperstown (LCS-23) – US Navy Launching The Newest Littoral Combat Ship The U.S. Navy has launched the future USS Cooperstown (LCS 23) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin.

The future USS Cooperstown launched Jan 19, marking another important production milestone for the littoral combat ship (LCS) program. This is a new Freedom-variant ship that was designed to deliver speed to capability and to grow as the missions it serves evolve.

“Today the Lockheed Martin-led industry team launched LCS 23, the future USS Cooperstown, bringing the ship one step closer to joining the U.S. Navy”, said in the company. LCS 23 is the first vessel named for Cooperstown. Her name honors the veterans who are members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame located in the namesake city. The USS Cooperstown is a small, multipurpose warship, conceived by Lockheed Martin to operate close to shore.

Source: US Military District