LCS 20 commissioned

GULFPORT, Miss. - The Navy commissioned its newest littoral combat ship, the USS Cincinnati, during a ceremony Saturday in Gulfport. The Cincinnati (LCS 20) was built by General Dynamics and Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. It holds up to 40 sailors and carries two MH-60R/S Seahawk helicopters and a MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. The Independence-variant littoral combat ship held a change of command on the ship’s flight deck at the Port of Gulfport Oct. 3. Cmdr. Jedediah Kloppel assumed command of the ship from Cmdr. Kurt Braeckel. (Sources: USS Cincinnati, Stars and Stripes, 10/04/19)

Halter Marine awarded fifth Navy berthing barge

Pascagoula, Miss., July 30, 2021 – Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a contract option for the U.S. Navy’s fifth Auxiliary Personnel

$6.7M grant goes for runway improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the


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