As the summer ends, the U.S. Navy is getting ready for major tests of Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) mission packages. After switching out its countermine-package-testing gear for surface warfare equipment needed for the Rim of Pacific (Rimpac) exercise off the Hawaiian coast, LCS 2 USS Independence is now getting back into mine-hunting mode for major testing. And the Navy is also getting ready to test the Kongsberg-built Naval Strike Missile on LCS 4 USS Coronado, says Rear Adm. Brian Antonio, ...

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