Navy: LCS mission package funding not 'hull-specific'

By Audrey Decker / September 16, 2022 at 10:19 AM
Despite the Navy's proposed early retirement of nine Littoral Combat Ships, the program's mission packages, aimed to provide modularity and flexibility for the ship class, are not dependent on the number of LCS in the fleet. Mission packages were created for the LCS program “in response to an evolving threat environment,” according to the Navy. Each package was intended to provide warfighting capabilities in one of three areas: mine countermeasures, anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare. However, the Navy wants to...

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