The Naval Sea Systems Command on Aug. 14 requested proposals from industry for a high-speed, stealthy ship capable of conducting a variety of missions in littoral waters. Called the Focused Mission Ship, the vessel appears to be the model for the Littoral Combat Ship, part of the Navy's next-generation DD(X) class of ships. "This concept ship will complement our Aegis fleet, DD(X) and CG(X) by operating in environments where it is less desirable to employ larger multi-mission ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Navy issues request for proposals for Littoral Combat Ship model".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

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

Already registered? here.