LCS mission package quantity reduction triggers Nunn-McCurdy cost breach

By Lee Hudson / April 4, 2018 at 12:35 PM
The Pentagon confirmed yesterday that a Littoral Combat Ship mission package quantity reduction has triggered a Nunn-McCurdy cost breach. The reduction of 64 to 44 deployable mission packages and four non-deployable engineering development models is a 25 percent reduction from the original baseline. Additionally, the service boosted its buy of the most expensive mission package for mine countermeasures, increasing the average unit cost, Navy spokesman Capt. Danny Hernandez told Inside Defense April 4. "The quantity change has resulted in a...

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