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 ...


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