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USS Billings (LCS 15)
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LCS 15 is the eighth Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team. The Freedom-variant LCS integrates new technology and capability to affordably support current and future mission capability from deep water to the littorals. LCS is a highly maneuverable, lethal and adaptable ship, designed to support focused missions including mine countermeasures, anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare missions. 
 
The Freedom-variant LCS integrates new technology and capability to affordably support current and future mission capability from deep water to the littorals. She is the first ship in naval service named after Billings, Montana. Billings is the largest city in the U.S. state of Montana. The city of Billings was nicknamed the "Magic City" because of its rapid growth from its founding as a railroad town in March 1882. The ship has adopted the city's nickname as well; "Magic City." 
 
USS Billings was commissioned in Key West, Florida on August 2, 2019. 

   

  

 
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