Navy Opts to Choose Single Littoral Combat Ship Design in FY-10

By Zachary M. Peterson / September 16, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Navy announced late this afternoon that it would choose one design in fiscal year 2010 between the two competing industry teams for the Littoral Combat Ship program. The move is a departure from the service's initial intention to award two ships of one design to one builder and one ship of a second design to the other in FY-10. Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley told reporters at the Pentagon today that buying three LCSs in FY-10 was no longer...

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