Regional North America United States Government Military Navy Ships Surface Combatant Littoral Combat Ship
Sites related to the U.S. Navy's proposed class of small fast multirole surface combatants. NOTE: Construction of the first ships of this class is to begin in 2005 and the final design has yet to be determined.
Overview, history, background and LCS designs.
Lockheed Martin LCS
Semi-planing monohull LCS design.
Navy plans need to allow enough time to demonstrate capability of first Littoral Combat Ships
GAO report recommends that selection of a Flight 1 design be delayed until after experiments with the Flight 0 prototypes. [PDF] (March 01, 2005)
Navy DD(X) and LCS Ship Acquisition Programs
CRS report by Ronald O'Rourke on congressional options. [PDF] (January 25, 2005)
Navy sails into untested waters
US Navy's ambitious plans for the LCS raises concerns from some members of Congress. (March 22, 2004)