CDR Jim Edwards explains the transformation of today’s Navy’s in terms of its ships, drawing on his own background as commander of the USS Freedom, the first Littoral Combat Ship. Listen as he explains the evolution of the LCS class of ships, including the Freedom, starting from just a concept drawn on the back of a napkin in 2002, to a war ship that was able to be successfully deployed a mere 8 years later.
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