MOBILE, Ala. — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords of Arizona had a Navy vessel named in her honor during a ceremony at a Mobile, Alabama, shipyard Saturday afternoon.Giffords joined others including Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, as the USS Gabrielle Giffords was christened in coastal Alabama. The 419-foot ship was built at the Austal shipyard and is the Navy’s 10th littoral combat ship designed to operate in shallow waters near the coast.
Source: USS Gabrielle Giffords: Navy ship christened for ex-Arizona congresswoman | cleveland.com
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4 thoughts on “(Dear God, it was not a joke) USS Gabrielle Giffords: Navy ship christened for ex-Arizona congresswoman.”
Yes, the only “joke” was in saying it was gun free.
For all [practical purposes they are gun fee.
(x4) .50 cal
(x1) 11 cell missile launcher (designed as a purely defensive anti-anti-ship missile missile).
Your army infantry company surely has more firepower.
So… how much taxpayer money went into this futureship that can’t do anything?
About $700m ea. w/ an $80m/yr operating cost.
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