DOT&E: Modified LCS Not Survivable Enough To Be Considered A Frigate

January 16, 2015 |
The Pentagon's top weapons tester has concluded that the Navy's modified Littoral Combat Ship is not lethal or survivable enough to be considered a modern frigate, according to a copy of his annual report that was obtained by . The report, from Director of Operational Test and Evaluation J. Michael Gilmore, comes just days after the Navy announced its decision to redesignate the new modified LCS as a frigate. Gilmore concluded that out of all the options considered by...

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