USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) things you need to know

In a constantly evolving battle space environment your U.S. Navy surface forces strive to lead the pack in developing the best warfighting and peacekeeping technology to dominate that ever-changing environment. The littoral combat ship program was successfully developed as an integral piece to that mission and continues to be an invaluable tool to maintain sea control. The newest addition to this all-star team of unique, multi-mission platform ships is USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). Named for after former United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot along with eighteen other people during the 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona, this Independence-variant LCS is set to commission this week. Here’s what you need to know:







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