After a series of recent wargames, the U.S. Navy may have to think about changing the name of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). Designed to work mostly close to shore or the littorals, LCS performed much better in blue-ocean operations than expected in the wargame scenarios, says Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden, director of surface warfare. “It’s going to play much more significantly in open water than we originally opined,” Rowden said April 1 during a roundtable discussion with ...


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