The U.S. Navy tested out one of its newest ships this week, as the Littoral Combat Ship USS Milwaukee hit the open water.
The USS Milwaukee has a top speed of more than 45 knots, making it the fastest surface combatant in the fleet.
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According to the ship’s website:
Two Rolls-Royce MT30 gas turbine engines producing a total of 96,000 horsepower. A direct derivation of the Trent 800 engines that power a Boeing 777; provide more horsepower than:
- 223 Chevrolet Corvettes
- 457 Ford Mustangs
- 580 Harley Davidson VRXSE Destroyer V-Rod Destroyer Drag Racing Motorcycles
For more information on the USS Milwaukee, please visit USSmilwaukeelcs5.org.
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