CNO: 24 Littoral Combat Ship deployments between 2019 and 2024

By Justin Katz / April 20, 2018 at 4:17 PM
The Navy has 24 Littoral Combat Ship deployments scheduled between 2019 and 2024, according to the service's top admiral. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told the Senate Armed Services Committee April 19 about the deployments in response to questions from Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR). "As soon as I got in as the chief of naval operations, I directed the commander of naval surfaces to take a look at that [LCS] program, rationalize it and make it look a...

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