17 Mar '13, 4pm

NEW: US Navy Weighs Halving LCS Order - #navy

WASHINGTON — Whatever the future holds for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program, it’s becoming less likely the service will continue to buy both variants after 2015. The successor may either be the Freedom-class or Independence-class designs now being built, an up-gunned, multimission variant of the current ships, or a completely different type of ship, according to senior Navy officials familiar with high-level thinking. The up-gunned, multimission variant would perhaps be similar to the “international” versions that both builders have developed to entice foreign customers. A recommended re-evaluation of the next flights of LCSs — beyond the 24 ships now delivered, under construction, on order or with contract options — is only part of a classified memo, “Vision for the 2025 Surface Fleet,” submitted late last year by the head of Naval Surface Forces, Vice A...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130317/DEFREG02/3031...

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U.S. Navy Weighs Halving LCS Order

defensenews.com 17 Mar '13, 4pm

WASHINGTON — Whatever the future holds for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program, it’s becoming less likely t...

U.S. Navy Weighs Halving LCS Order via @defense...

defensenews.com 17 Mar '13, 4pm

WASHINGTON — Whatever the future holds for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program, it’s becoming less likely t...

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