US Navy’s $360million littoral combat ship is knocked out of action with mechanical issues for the THIRD time this year

Daily Mail


The US Navy called its design for a $360m warship ‘a bold departure from traditional Navy shipbuilding programs’ that proved ‘the future is now’.

But perhaps they could do with going back to basics, after one of its new littoral combat ships suffered mechanical problems for the third time this year.

The USS Freedom was knocked out after seawater leaked into its engine on July 11 during an exercise in the Pacific, according to a statement released more than a month later.

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