Trump administration backs second LCS in FY-18

By Lee Hudson / May 24, 2017 at 3:42 PM
One day after the Navy released its fiscal year 2018 budget request, which included one Littoral Combat Ship, a top service official said Wednesday the Navy, backed by the White House, "supports funding" an additional LCS. Allison Stiller, performing the duties of the Navy acquisition executive, said in her opening statement before the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee that the Navy would like two LCSs in FY-18. She told Inside Defense after the hearing that she...

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