Navy thinking about Tomahawk-armed LCS after experimental SM-6 launch success

By Jason Sherman / November 7, 2023 at 7:35 PM
The Navy is entertaining the idea of increasing the offensive strike capability for Littoral Combat Ships after indirectly demonstrating the ability last month to fire a Tomahawk from the ship class -- a move that would add new punch and relevance for LCS, originally designed for shore-hugging missions, in a fight against a near-peer adversary. Rear Adm. Ted LeClair, who is dual-hatted as the deputy commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s naval surface force and director of Task Force Littoral...

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