U.S. Navy announces Littoral Combat Ship program overhaul

The U.S. Navy last week announced an overhaul of its troubled Littoral Combat Ship program that will include turning the first four ships into test vessels. Thursday’s announcement came days after the sea service announced an engineering stand-down for LCS crews following an Aug. 29 engineering casualty on the USS Coronado. That followed a main propulsion diesel engine casualty on the first LCS, Freedom, on July 11.

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