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US Navy’s Only Overseas Littoral Combat Ship Departs Southeast Asia
November 07, 2017

US Navy’s Only Overseas Littoral Combat Ship Departs Southeast Asia

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship departed Singapore after a 14-month deployment to Southeast Asia.

US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Fires Harpoon Missile Near Guam
August 23, 2017

US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Fires Harpoon Missile Near Guam

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Harpoon missile reportedly successfully struck a surface target beyond the ship’s visual range.
US Navy Plans to Deploy Two Littoral Combat Ships to Singapore in 2018
June 09, 2017

US Navy Plans to Deploy Two Littoral Combat Ships to Singapore in 2018

By Steven Stashwick
Previous plans to deploy multiple LCSs have been set back by breakdowns.

US Navy, Cybersecurity, and Distributed Lethality: A Conversation With Adm. Rowden
November 23, 2016

US Navy, Cybersecurity, and Distributed Lethality: A Conversation With Adm. Rowden

By Franz-Stefan Gady
An exclusive interview with Vice Admiral Thomas S. Rowden, commander of Naval Surface Forces.

US Navy to Install Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile on Littoral Combat Ship
August 02, 2016

US Navy to Install Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile on Littoral Combat Ship

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The USS Coronado will be armed with advanced anti-ship missiles, despite mixed results from a recent test.

US Navy’s Newest Littoral Combat Ship Completes Acceptance Trials
July 25, 2016

US Navy’s Newest Littoral Combat Ship Completes Acceptance Trials

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new warship is expected to be commissioned in late October.

RIMPAC 2016: US Navy Test-Fires Anti-Ship Missile From Littoral Combat Ship
July 23, 2016

RIMPAC 2016: US Navy Test-Fires Anti-Ship Missile From Littoral Combat Ship

By Franz-Stefan Gady
While the launch of a Harpoon anti-ship missile was a success, it failed to hit its designated target.
RIMPAC 2016: US Navy Will Test-Fire Anti-Ship Missile From Littoral Combat Ship
February 25, 2016

RIMPAC 2016: US Navy Will Test-Fire Anti-Ship Missile From Littoral Combat Ship

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The live fire test of a Harpoon missile will occur during the Rim of the Pacific Exercise later this year.

Can the Littoral Combat Ship Really Put an ‘Enemy Fleet on the Bottom of the Ocean’?
February 09, 2016

Can the Littoral Combat Ship Really Put an ‘Enemy Fleet on the Bottom of the Ocean’?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Two U.S. senators think that the US Navy is overstating the capabilities of the Littoral Combat Ship.

Singapore: US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Out of Action After Gear Damage
January 22, 2016

Singapore: US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Out of Action After Gear Damage

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A Littoral Combat Ship has been sidelined for an indefinite time in Singapore because of machinery damage.

US Navy Wants New Missile for Littoral Combat Ship by End of 2016
January 08, 2016

US Navy Wants New Missile for Littoral Combat Ship by End of 2016

By Franz-Stefan Gady
However, no decision on what new missile system to purchase has been made yet, according to a U.S. Navy admiral.
US Littoral Combat Ship Pays First Thailand Visit
January 06, 2016

US Littoral Combat Ship Pays First Thailand Visit

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The USS Fort Worth arrived in Phuket for the first time as part of a scheduled port visit.

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