LCS acquisition strategy won't be finalized until budget outlook clarifies

By Justin Doubleday / October 23, 2015 at 4:54 PM
The Navy's plan for acquiring the last of its baseline Littoral Combat Ships will not be finalized until Congress reaches some sort of agreement on the fiscal year 2016 budget, according to the head of Naval Sea Systems Command. Vice Adm. William Hilarides, speaking to reporters after an Oct. 21 presentation at the Naval Submarine League symposium in Falls Church, VA, said the Navy is still working out its acquisition strategy for LCSs 25 through 32, none of which are...

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