FCS launcher on new class of Navy ship

Triomo, Sam
February 2009
Soldiers;Feb2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p19
The article reports that the Non-Line of Sight Launch System (NLOS-LS) has been selected for use on board the USS Freedom. It is stated that the USS Freedom is the first of the Littoral Combat Ships of the U.S. Navy, which are designed to operate quickly in shallow water to counter threats in regions. The NLOS-LS is made up of rapidly deployable networked container launch unit that has 15 Precision Attack Missiles.


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