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USS Fort Worth deploys on maiden voyage

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – The new littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth has set sail on its maiden deployment to Southeast Asia.

The Fort Worth left San Diego Monday morning and is heading for Singapore, where it will be stationed for more than a year. It's a new type of LCS designed to be fast and maneuverable, and can be outfitted for various missions.

The Fort Worth is carrying with it the first drone helicopter to be used aboard a deployed LCS.

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