Welcome to the Commissioning Committee’s website for the USS Wichita LCS 13
The USS Wichita is a littoral combat ship. According to officials at Lockheed Martin, one of the Navy’s fastest, lightest, and technologically advanced ships. It will be part of the Freedom class of warships. The ships are slightly smaller than the Navy’s guided missile frigates. They can be used as a small assault transport and have a flight deck and hangar space.