A new combat ship is due to launch in December and it will be christened the USS Sioux City. According to the Sioux City Journal, the Littoral ship will be first tested and then placed in the Navy’s ranks. It has taken two years of construction and 715 million dollars to complete the Sioux City.
On Monday, the commander and crew of the Sioux City attended the Chamber of Commerce dinner, reported KTIV. They unveiled the ship’s crest, that feature local landmarks like the Floyd Monument as well as the colors of Iowa’s flag.