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CNO Establishes LCS Council

The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) established a board known as the LCS Council Aug. 22 made up of four Navy vice admirals to oversee continued fleet testing and introduction of littoral combat ship (LCS) sea frames, mission modules, and mission packages. Adm.  Jonathan Greenert designated Vice Adm. Rick Hunt, director …

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Littoral Combat Ship SITREP

Rear Adm. Thomas S. Rowden is the Director of Surface Warfare. This blog was originally posted in the current issue of Surface SITREP. Shipmates, Integrating LCS into the Fleet is one of my top three priorities. Since the 55-ships of this class will represent about one-third of the future small …

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5@5 – Littoral Combat Ship Part I

In response to your 5@5, the Director, Surface Warfare Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden is answering your questions about the littoral combat ship. Questions were gathered and selected in an attempt to focus the conversation on the capabilities of the LCS program. LCS will establish and maintain dominance in near-shore environments …

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Big Week For LCS Program

This blog was written by Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden, Director Surface Warfare: This proved to be a historic week for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program: LCS 1, 2, and 3 were underway at the same time, USS Independence (LCS 2) arrived at her homeport of San Diego and Pre-Commissioning Unit …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward

Right now your Navy is 100% on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life.  Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of Virginia or forward deployed to the South China Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval …

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