The USS Independence (LCS-2), the lead ship of the Independence-class, was designed by the General Dynamics consortium for the Navy's littoral combat ship program, and competes with the Lockheed Martin-designed USS Freedom. It is intended as a small assault transport that can take on various capabilities such as destroying mines and combating submarines.
- 14 inches long
- Beam span: 3+ inches
- 470 parts
- 7 sprues, 3 photo etched parts