Naval Warfare

US Southern Command to host Littoral Combat Ship

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


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The US Navy plans to send a Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to US Southern Command’s region in October to bolster efforts to stem illegal drug smuggling, according to command officials.

‘The ship will conduct detection and monitoring activities while an embarked US Coast Guard law enforcement detachment ...

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