What is needed is a radically improved ship, designed from scratch. One that is actually mission capable, with weapons systems that work. Whoever marketed LCS as a ship where we could interchange an ASW kill package or a mine warfare ship or a worthwhile surface combatant in days (or ever) ought to hung from a yardarm. The need for a 40+ knot ship in ASW or MIW is puzzling.
Otherwise, yeah, let's replicate the failed LCS, make a couple changes, do some new PowerPoint slides.....and call them frigates.
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