Named for Iowa's 4th largest city, Sioux City the Littoral Class ship is part of the newest line of vessel's in the United States Navy.
March 16, 2012 - Contract to build USS Sioux City LCS 11 is awarded to Marinette Marine, a division of Lockheed Martin.
February 19, 2014 - The keel of USS Sioux City LCS 11 is laid.
January 30, 2016 - USS Sioux City LCS 11 is officially christened and launched.
Early 2017 - USS Sioux City LCS 11 is expected to be put into full service with the U.S. Navy.