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Friday, September 18, 2015

Navy secretary names new littoral combat ship the USS Wichita

Lockheed Martin LCSU.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has announced the naming of the USS Wichita, a new littoral combat ship that's expected to be launched next year.

A ship-naming ceremony for the vessel was held Wednesday morning at Wichita City Hall. During the meeting, Mabus said naming a ship after a city or state "is a reflection not just of heritage but also as an expression of gratitude" for their support.

"I like to think that in naming a ship, it carries and projects some of the character of the name and place it is named after," he said.

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