Will Chuck Get What Chuck Wants In LCS?

Credit: U.S. Navy
Reports of the demise of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program may be exaggerated. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel directed the Navy this year to reduce the number of LCS vessels to 32 instead of the 52 planned. Hagel wants a more lethal and survivable “frigate-like” ship that can be put...

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