Littoral Combat Ships (LCS)

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    The Hellfire was added as the worry was more small attack craft like IRGC cigarette boats and pirates on fishing boats than attack capital ships.
    Against small craft Hellfire would be more than enough. Why waste multi million dollar Harpoons on a fishing boats? LCS was built for Policing, Anti piracy. Asymmetric where the worst weapon the baddies have is a boat loaded with explosives.
     
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    I'm guessing the debater meant
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    Considering how slow the program was moving, it is still commendable that they finally installed the NSM onto one of the LCS. It seems like ot took forever.
     
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    no! there's nothing "commendable" about the USN LCSs, and the situation should be investigated like
    1. why quote unquote warships are armed ten years after commissioning
    2. why at the same time incredible numbers of hulls are being ordered
    3. why oceans were vacated as a result of #1, #2
    I can't believe the USN Admirals would be such a bunch of fools causing the above!

    I mean there must be something fishy about 2010 block buy!
     
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    Whether you believe or not, you have witnessed history on how not to run a program but then unfortunately no one learns from history.
     
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    well I seldom use exclamation marks, but there're three 58 minutes ago

    the Pentagon full of talking "advantage over China and Russia" these days and churning out LCSs at the same time, what a waist of resources, a loss of capability

    but yeah, whatever
     
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    I guess it's important The Navy's New Pacific Maintenance Team Can Fix an LCS on the Fly https://www.military.com/daily-news...pacific-maintenance-team-can-fix-lcs-fly.html
     
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    supposedly a success story
    https://seapowermagazine.org/navy-shallow-draft-lcs-increases-u-s-access-presence-in-southeast-asia/ Navy Shallow-Draft LCS Increases U.S. Access, Presence in Southeast Asia
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