09 Jul '17, 5pm

Life support: The Navy's struggle to define a LCS bare minimum

But Mulvaney’s assertion that the Navy didn’t want the ships was catnip for LCS critics on Capitol Hill, who pounced on it and the rapid reversal of the Navy's initial budget request support for just one LCS. During the House Armed Services Committee markup of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., cited Mulvaney’s comment while he introduced an amendment to strip one of the three LCS HASC intended to authorize. Moulton’s amendment, which intended to redirect funding to munitions shortfalls, ultimately failed after HASC Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, spoke out against it. In doing so, Thornberry said the savings generated by continuing the lines ultimately saved money.

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Navy Steers Well Away From An LCS Frigate

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