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|172k||27 May 2004: Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Navy announced today that Lockheed Martin Corporation - Maritime Systems & Sensors Division, Moorestown, N.J., will be one of two defense contracting teams awarded contract options for final system design with options for detail design and construction of up to two Flight 0 Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). The LCS is an entirely new breed of U.S. Navy warship. A fast, agile, and networked surface combatant, LCS's modular, focused-mission design will provide Combatant Commanders the required warfighting capabilities and operational flexibility to ensure maritime dominance and access for the joint force. LCS will operate with focused-mission packages that deploy manned and unmanned vehicles to execute missions including, Special Operations Forces (SOF) support, high-speed transit, Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO), Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), and Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP). (Artist concept provided to the U.S. Navy courtesy of Lockheed Martin Corporation, Photo #040527-O-0000L-003, from the Navy News Stand)||Navsource|
|688k||22 June 2012: Sioux City, Ia. - Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus delivers remarks at a ceremony celebrating the naming of the Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship, USS Sioux City (LCS 11), at the Public Safety Memorial in Sioux City, Iowa. Mabus thanked the people of Sioux City for their support and contributions to the Navy and discussed the special bond that exists between a state and its namesake vessel. (U.S. Navy Photo #120623-N-AC887-001, by MCC Sam Shavers from the Navy News Stand)|
|688k||19 February 2014: Marinette, Wis. - Mary Winnefeld, center left, wife of Adm. James Winnefeld Jr., the vice chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, watches as her initials are welded into the keel of the future littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11). (U.S. Navy photo #140219-N-ZZ999-201 courtesy of Lockheed Martin from the Navy News Stand)|
|406k||early January 2016: Marinette, Wis. - A three photo series of Sioux City being moved from the Fabrication Building to the launch cradle on the bank of the Menominee River. She's scheduled to be christened and launched on 30 January 2016. (Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin, Fincantiere Marinette Marine)|
|97k||30 January 2016: Marinette, Wis. - Mrs. Mary Winnefeld, ship sponsor of the future USS Sioux City, christens the 11th littoral combat ship before launching sideways into the Menominee River. (Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin, Fincantiere Marinette Marine)|
|265k||30 January 2016: Marinette, Wis. - The future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) is launched into the Menominee River seconds after ship sponsor Mary Winnefeld, wife of retired Adm. James "Sandy" Winnefeld, christened the Freedom variant littoral combat ship. LCS 11 is the first naval vessel to be named in honor of Sioux City, Iowa. (U.S. Navy photo #160130-N-ZZ999-001 courtesy of Lockheed Martin from the Navy News Stand)|
|Sioux City History|
|View the USS Sioux City (LCS 11) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
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