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USS Fort Worth Joins USS Sampson As 2nd US Navy Ship Assisting With Airasia QZ8501 Search Efforts

USS Fort Worth joins USS Sampson (DDG 102), which has been on station since Dec. 29.

Fort Worth is the littoral combat ship (LCS) on a rotational deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet and brings maneuverability, speed and a shallow draft, which allows her to conduct expeditious visual and radar searches in a congested, shallow water environment. Fort Worth is also outfitted with a MH-60R helicopter as well as two 11-meter rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIB) to further maximize efforts.

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Read more here:: ASD News (Naval)

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