Littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) steams through the
Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida. Sailors from Independence's
Gold Crew and embarked Mine Countermeasures, Detachment 1 are underway
for the ship's maiden voyage to San Diego after successfully
completing testing on the MCM mission package.
CDR Salamander just wrote a blogpost this morning covering the LCS woes much better than I ever could.
Then this afternoon we get this from the LCS geeks.
Question: Are those missile covers just behind the gun? I wonder what missile they're for?