USS Independence

U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship LCS-2

USS Independence

LCS-2 USS Independence was commissioned in January 2010 and is in active service as of 2011

Raytheon SeaRAM CIWS, Boeing Sikorsky MH-60R/S Seahawk, BAE Systems Mk 110 57 mm gun

USS Independence

Displacement: approx. 2,200 tons light, 2,800 tons full
Dimensions: 127 m length, 32 m beam, 4 m draft
Propulsion:
— 2 MTU diesel engines
— 2 General Electric gas turbines
Top speed: 81 km/h
Complement: 40 core crew plus up to 35 mission crew
Aircraft:
— 2 Boeing MH-60R/S Seahawk
Armament:
— 1 BAE Systems Mk 110 57 mm gun
2 Mk44 Bushmaster II 30 mm chain gun
1 Raytheon SeaRAM CIWS
Other weapons as part of mission modules