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IDEX 2019: LCS lookalike design on the cards for China

17th February 2019 - 15:40 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Abu Dhabi


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Chinese naval manufacturer CSSC is designing a light frigate-sized trimaran vessel which is strikingly similar in appearance to the US Navy’s Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).

It is not clear what customer the platform is being designed for, although it is likely that it would be for domestic ...

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