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  • The "League Championship Series" for each of the two leagues of Major League Baseball
  • littoral combat ship — a specialized type of frigate for green water and coastal combat and transoceanic capability designated by the US Navy.


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  • If the LCS is allowed to die, it will be very difficult to reinvent something that has been as vital a part of the community for so long.

    The Lake Chapala Society

  • He called the LCS "a key capability for presence, stability, and counterinsurgency operations in coastal regions" and said "our goal is to eventually acquire 55 of these ships."

    Marine Log News

  • Gates has called for 55 copies of the LCS, which is designed to operate in shallow, or littoral, waters.

    Stars and Stripes

  • The power plant of the LCS is a combination of diesel engines for cruising and gas turbines to provide the boost for top speed.

    News From

  • And there is talk around the TV Squad offices that this is the weakest group of 'LCS' finalists yet.

    TV Squad

  • A few days ago reader "LCS" e-mailed me the following:

    Waldo's Virginia Political Blogroll

  • The LCS is a state-of-the-art combat ship that will continue to put our Navy at the cutting edge of naval warfare, "Granger said.

    Top Story

  • The USS Fort Worth will look similar, if not identical, to this one once it's built.) "The LCS is a state-of-the-art combat ship that will continue to put our Navy at the cutting edge of naval warfare," Granger said.

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  • Likewise, building lower-cost littoral combat ships (LCS) and faster small ships such as the experimental Sea Fighter catamaran being tested by the Office of Naval Research would be a less expensive way of carrying out missions such as special operations and counter terrorism, drug interdiction and humanitarian missions that now occupy the time of larger warships better suited for blue water action.

    Robert C. O’Brien: America Must Immediately Reverse the Downsizing of its Navy as China Grows on the High Seas

  • In July 2008, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DCSA) notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Israel of four littoral combat ships (LCS-I variant), associated equipment, and services valued at up to $1.9 billion.

    Josh Ruebner: Justice for All? A Tale of Two Victims: Leon Klinghoffer and Furkan Dogan.


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