The U.S. Navy has made it clear that it intends to start with essentially a clean sheet in developing the Small Surface Combatant (SSC) that will succeed the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) — what some call LCS-Next. The service on April 30 issued two requests for information (RFI) — one for a ship and another for the technology to go on that vessel. The RFIs are fairly broad, displaying laundry lists of potential capabilities and designs for a future SSC. “We’re not ...


You must be a paid subscriber to access "LCS Template Colors Small Surface Combatant Development".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.