Littoral Combat Ship working through challenges of smaller crew

By Justin Doubleday / December 2, 2015 at 11:30 AM
The Littoral Combat Ship Fort Worth's ongoing deployment in the Western Pacific has given LCS sailors and commanders the first chance to discover and confront problems presented by the new ship's unique operating and manning concepts. The Fort Worth (LCS-3) is not the first LCS to deploy abroad, as the Freedom (LCS-1) first voyaged out to the Western Pacific for a 10-month stint in 2013. But the Fort Worth is the first LCS to undertake a full 16-month deployment. It's...

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