The U.S. Navy is on the cusp of an unprecedented transition in its mine warfare capabilities, assuming Congress and defense planners follow through on planned funding, the program manager for mine warfare told The DAILY on Nov. 21. Gary Humes said in an interview at the Washington Navy Yard that a shift from a specialized fleet of ships providing mine neutralization to "organic," inherent anti-mine abilities will solidify next November when the Navy shows off its first Littoral Combat ...


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