TITLE

Checkered Past, Uncertain Future

AUTHOR(S)
Kreisher,, Otto
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2009, Vol. 135 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program under the U.S. Navy. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Vernon E. Clark launched the LCS program in 2002 along with his proposed building of 70 ships. However, the program turned to be one of the problems in the department that have plagued the shipbuilding efforts of 313 operational ships. In addition, the program was considered cheap compared to the $1 billion current surface warships for commercial shipbuilding.
ACCESSION #
36122089

 

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