To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

LCS is in a ‘good place’ but capabilities are not being maximised, says CNO

3rd March 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in San Diego

RSS

The USN Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) used the Sea Service Chiefs Town Hall at AFCEA West 2020 on 2 March to address the current status and future plans for the fleet of Littoral Combat Ships (LCSs).

Comments by ADM Michael Gilday followed recent FY2021 budget recommendations to decommission the first four LCS platforms.

‘We’re going to have a fleet of 31 Littoral Combat Ships,’ Gilday began. ‘So the question is: What are we going to do with those ships?’

He described the current situation as ‘a good place’, with plans to base 14 ships on the east coast

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Scott Gourley

Author

Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin