Navy will assess if it can double LCS dry-docking interval in FY-19

By Justin Katz  
August 10, 2018 at 12:23 PM
The Navy will assess whether the dry-docking interval for the Independence-class of Littoral Combat Ships can be doubled from 32 months to 64 months in fiscal year 2019, according to a Navy spokesman. Coronado (LCS-4) "has been selected as the most representative ship to verify the performance of modifications made to address corrosion found on the hull and water jets early in the LCS program," Navy spokesman Alan Baribeau told Inside the Navy in an Aug. 9 statement. Baribeau also...

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