Navy reduces LCS mission package requirement by 20 units

By Lee Hudson / March 28, 2018 at 12:09 PM
The Navy has made the long-awaited decision to reduce its Littoral Combat Ship mission package requirement by 20 units because of a determination made in 2014 that the service would purchase fewer ships, according to two reports viewed by Inside Defense . The service will purchase 32 LCSs, down from the planned 52-ship buy, which in turn reduces the mission package requirement from 64 to 44. The quantity breakdown is 24 mine countermeasures mission packages, 10 surface warfare mission packages...

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