USS Canberra (LCS 30) reached Sydney, Australia, for ceremonial commissioning.

The ship is named after Australia's capital and honors the original HMAS Canberra lost in WWII.

It arrived in formation with HMAS Canberra and docked at RAN's Fleet Base East.

The commissioning event is scheduled for 22 July.

Captain Marc Crawford expressed excitement about showcasing the vessel's capabilities.

The USS Canberra holds a symbolic bond between the US and Australia's navies.

Crew members will participate in sports and community activities while in Sydney.

The ship operates as a fast and mission-oriented surface combatant, supporting global missions.

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