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USS Manchester (LCS 14) Commissioning

MOBILE, Ala. (Dec. 15, 2017) The future USS Manchester (LCS 14) successfully completed acceptance trials Dec. 15 after a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey. Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy.(U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Austal USA/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the May 26 commissioning of the Navy’s newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Manchester (LCS 14). Adm. William Moran, vice chief of Naval Operations, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, senior United States Senator from New Hampshire, will serve as the …

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Building and Programming the Navy’s Surface Vision

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2015) Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) steams through the Atlantic after conducting a photo exercise with aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). UNITAS 2015, the U.S. Navy's longest running annual multinational maritime exercise, is part of the Southern Seas deployment planned by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet. This iteration of UNITAS is conducted in two phases: UNITAS PACIFIC, hosted by Chile in October 2015 and UNITAS Atlantic hosted by Brazil in Nov.. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Nelson/Released)

By Lt. j.g. Kara Yingling U.S. Navy Office of Information Yesterday, the Surface Navy Association kicked off their 28th annual symposium. This year’s theme is “The Surface Warfare Strategy: A View Beyond the Horizon.” Rear Adm. Peter Fanta, commander, Surface Warfare Division, OPNAV N96, and Maj. Gen. Christopher Owens, director, …

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