Littoral Combat Ship Squadron 1 Story Archive
USS Coronado (LCS 4) and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 (VX-1) completed the first comprehensive Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) for the MQ-8C Fire Scout, June 29.
Sailors aboard the Independence variant littoral combat ship USS Montgomery (LCS 8) successfully completed Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT), July 1.
The Independence variant littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Tulsa (LCS 16) arrived at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 21, after completing the ship's maiden voyage from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.
Cmdr. John Barrientos assumed command of USS Omaha (LCS 12) Blue Crew from Cmdr. Michael Toth, who completed a successful 27-month command tour.
The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) held a change of command on the ship's flight deck while pierside at Naval Base San Diego, Apr. 29.