Naval Warfare

US Navy aims for expeditious MCM host alternative

12th July 2019 - 09:15 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC

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The US Navy plans to begin testing a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) mine countermeasures (MCM) mission package (MP) on an Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) this summer to determine the feasibility of using ESBs to perform such missions.

The ‘integration event’ will take place on the USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams (ESB-4 ...

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