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USS Fort Worth in service

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Sep 24, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-24 06:52:45-04

The Navy's newest ship is now in service after being commissioned in a special ceremony this weekend in Texas.

The USS Fort Worth is longer than a football field. It can launch special forces, remote control aircraft, and submarines.

She can operate in either shallow waters or the deep sea.

The vessel was also built for speed, accelerating from zero to 50 miles per hour in just 90 seconds.

The USS Fort Worth is now on its way home to San Diego.