GAO calls for delay in acquiring LCS’s frigate successors; Strong crude exports from North Sea, GOM

GAO calls for delay in acquiring LCS's frigate successors
GAO calls for delay in acquiring LCS’s frigate successors
April 19, 2017 —There are those who love the Navy’s LCS (littoral combat ship) program, and those that decidedly do not. The ding dong between the LCS lovers and the LCS haters continues…

 

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VIDEO: Tuco introduces fish farm cat
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