Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background and Issues for Congress [July 31, 2018] [open pdf - 1MB]
"This report provides background information and issues for Congress on the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. A total of 32 LCSs have been procured through FY2018. For FY2019, the Navy is requesting the procurement of the 33rd LCS. The LCS program presents several oversight issues for Congress. Congress's decisions on the program will affect Navy capabilities and funding requirements, and the shipbuilding industrial base."
CRS Report for Congress, RL33741