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|102k||27 May 2004: Washington DC - The U.S. Navy announced today that General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, 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 General Dynamics, Photo #040527-O-0000G-004, from the Navy Newstand)||Navsource|
|362k||24 November 2015: Mobile, Ala. - A three photo series of Omaha being moved from the
Fabrication Building to the launch platform in the Mobile River.
The Austal USA shipyard sits directly across the Mobile River from the Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Center. In the center photo, the future Gabrielle
Giffords (LCS 10) lies moored while being completed. Omaha is scheduled to be christened and launched on 19 December 2015. (This photo series ©Austal USA)
|156k||19 December 2015: Mobile, Ala. - Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus speaks to the media before the christening ceremony of the Navy's newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Omaha (LCS 12). (U.S. Navy photo #151219-N-LV331-001 by MC2 Armando Gonzales from the Navy Newstand)|
|241k||19 December 2015: Mobile, Ala. - Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and distinguished guest renders honors as Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 presents the colors during the christening ceremony for the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Omaha (LCS 12), in Mobile, Ala. (U.S. Navy photo #151219-N-OR477-067 by MC1 Michael C. Barton from the Navy Newstand)|
|329k||19 December 2015: Mobile, Ala. - Susan A. Buffett, ship's sponsor for the littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit, Omaha (LCS 12), breaks a bottle across the ship's bow during a christening ceremony at Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala. (U.S. Navy photo #151219-N-OR477-130 by MC1 Michael C. Barton from the Navy Newstand)|
|144k||19 December 2015: Mobile, Ala. - Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus delivers the principal address during the christening ceremony of the Navy's newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Omaha (LCS 12). (U.S. Navy photo #151219-N-LV331-003 by MC2 Armando Gonzales from the Navy Newstand)|
|View the USS Omaha (LCS 12) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|Omaha's Commanding Officers||Blue Crew (206)||Gold Crew|
|1.) PCU -||Cmdr. Matthew David Scarlett||1.) PCU -||-|
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