Your Weekly Dose of SWO for September 17th. This is a detailed video of the USS INDEPENDENCE (LCS 2). The LCS platforms have certainly had their issues during construction and testing, but the advancements that are being made with these ships are nothing short of amazing. Most sailors (myself included) are a little wary of technical advancements. There’s probably a good percentage of us that would prefer hoisting sails and navigating by the stars. With that being said, the LCS platforms are part of the future of the Navy, and they have definitely done some cool things.