Friday, May 15, 2015

LCS: It just never stops giving

Commentary? Do we need to review over a decade of commentary here on LCS and the huge tactical, operational, and strategic risk this ego-based program has slathered all over our Navy and our nation?

No, I'll just pull a little bit from press release from the Senate Armed Services Committee Completes Markup of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.

If it was so great, needed, and invaluable, would ...
Cutting Excessive and Unnecessary Spending
$55.8 million—LCS Mine Countermeasures (MCM) mission module
$65.6 million—Remote Minehunting System (RMS)
What was that again?
"We must deliver this critical capability to the warfighter now."

1 comment:

Lazarus said...

RMS has been around since before LCS. PEO LCS RADM Antonio's comments in this USNI article explains why DOT&E's comments do not adequately assess the program.