Littoral Combat Ship

Littoral Combat Ship

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The Navy plans to spend about $28 billion to buy 55 Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) and at least 64 interchangeable mission packages to perform one of three missions Ai mine countermeasures, antisubmarine warfare, and surface warfare Ai in waters close to shore. The Navy has been developing two different LCS seaframes and plans to select one for production in 2010. Due to the small 78-person crew size Ai 40 core crew, 23 for aviation detachment, and typically 15 for mission packages Ai the Navy is developing new concepts for personnel, training, and maintenance. This report assessed the extent to which DoD has: (1) estimated LCS long-term operating and support costs; and (2) developed plans to operate and support LCS. Illustrations.February 2010 Accountability Integrity Reliability Highlights Highlights of GAO-10 -257, a report to the Subcommittee on Readiness and the ... Navy plans to implement its concepts for personnel, training, and maintenance and the extent these plans included assessments of program risk. ... United States Government Accountability Office 1 Surface combatant is a collective term including destroyers, cruisers,

Title:Littoral Combat Ship
Author:John H. Pendleton
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2010-06


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