Navy planning FY-25 operational deployment for LCS mine countermeasures mission package

By Nick Wilson / May 11, 2023 at 5:42 PM
The Navy is targeting fiscal year 2025 for an initial deployment of its Littoral Combat Ship mine countermeasures mission package, which achieved initial operational capability earlier this month. Rear Adm. Casey Moton, program executive officer for unmanned and small combatants, said the FY-25 launch will be a full operational deployment, although he declined to provide a specific date or discuss where the vessel will operate. “The FY-25 deployment is absolutely a full mission package operational deployment,” Moton told reporters during...

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