The latest Littoral Combat Ship to be manufactured at Marinette Marine is launched Saturday.

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The future USS Billings made its way into the Menominee River Saturday and is one step closer to joining the U.S. Navy’s fleet. Michigan Congressman Jack Bergman says this is a war fighting product that we need as a country to keep America safe and it’s built right here in Michigan and Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallagher a strong advocate for the LCS program says it’s time to start investing in our workforce.

According to Lockheed Martin the LCS 15 will be focused on mine-clearing, anti-submarine & anti-surface warfare missions. The future USS Billings is part of the 355 ships the U-S Navy is working to get.  

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