Milwaukee (LCS 5) Commissioning

USS MILWAUKEE (LCS 5) HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY COMMISSIONED!

 

 
FULL SPEED AHEAD!
The USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) departs Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard for the last time as LCS crew 104 guides her to Lake Michigan.

The Milwaukee, built by the Lockheed Martin-led LCS industry team, was officially commissioned by the Navy at her namesake city November 21st.

She joined her sister Freedom-variant littoral combat ships, USS Freedom and USS Fort Worth, in the Fleet.
 

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                   Crew 104
The Juggernauts sailed the USS Fort Worth on her maiden deployment to Singapore, participating in the search and recovery efforts for AirAsia Flight 8501 in the Java Sea. Currently, Crew 104 is gearing up for the Nov. 21 commissioning of the future USS Milwaukee.
 
 
 
 
 
Harley-Davidson
Lockheed Martin collaborated with Harley-Davidson to design a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle that captures the speed, maneuverability and power of the Freedom-variant LCS.
 
 
 
 
Four Before
The history of the first four Milwaukee vessels includes service in the Civil War, World War II and Vietnam.
 
 
 

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  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5)

    The USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) departs Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard for the last time as LCS crew 104 guides her to Lake Michigan. The Milwaukee, built by the Lockheed Martin-led LCS industry team, will be commissioned by the Navy at her namesake city November 21. She will join her sister Freedom-variant littoral combat ships, USS Freedom and USS Fort Worth, in the Fleet.
  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Acceptance Trial

    Slicing its way through the choppy waters of Lake Michigan, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) passed its final test, earning high marks and a thumbs-up from the U.S. Navy after successfully completing its acceptance trial Sept. 18.
  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Acceptance Trial

    Slicing its way through the choppy waters of Lake Michigan, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) passed its final test, earning high marks and a thumbs-up from the U.S. Navy after successfully completing its acceptance trial Sept. 18.
  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Acceptance Trial

    Slicing its way through the choppy waters of Lake Michigan, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) passed its final test, earning high marks and a thumbs-up from the U.S. Navy after successfully completing its acceptance trial Sept. 18.
  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Acceptance Trial

    Slicing its way through the choppy waters of Lake Michigan, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) passed its final test, earning high marks and a thumbs-up from the U.S. Navy after successfully completing its acceptance trial Sept. 18.
  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Acceptance Trial

    Slicing its way through the choppy waters of Lake Michigan, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) passed its final test, earning high marks and a thumbs-up from the U.S. Navy after successfully completing its acceptance trial Sept. 18.
  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Acceptance Trial

    Slicing its way through the choppy waters of Lake Michigan, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) passed its final test, earning high marks and a thumbs-up from the U.S. Navy after successfully completing its acceptance trial Sept. 18.
  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Acceptance Trial

    Slicing its way through the choppy waters of Lake Michigan, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) passed its final test, earning high marks and a thumbs-up from the U.S. Navy after successfully completing its acceptance trial Sept. 18.
  • USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) Acceptance Trial

    Slicing its way through the choppy waters of Lake Michigan, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) passed its final test, earning high marks and a thumbs-up from the U.S. Navy after successfully completing its acceptance trial Sept. 18.

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