The Navy's Littoral Combat Ship Is Getting New Ship-Killer Missiles
The National Interest -

Kris Osborn


A big upgrade is coming for the LCS. 

Having longer-range or over-the-horizon ship and air-launched weapons is also quite relevant to the “distributed” portion of the strategy which calls for the fleet to have an ability to disperse as needed. Having an ability to spread out and conduct dis-aggregated operations makes Navy forces less vulnerable to enemy firepower while. At the same time, have long-range precision-strike capability will enable the Navy to hold potential...


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