GlobalSecurity.org: Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)
The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is a new breed of U.S. Navy warship designed to be a fast, stealthy, agile, networked surfaced combatant in the littorals.
Forward for Freedom: USS Freedom
Commissioned on November 8, 2008, the USS Freedom is the first of the Freedom class of Littoral combat ships (LCS).
Wikipedia: Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)
Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) are designed to be easily configured for multi-role missions, including anti-submarine warfare, mine counter measures, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, and homeland defense.