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US Navy halts deliveries of Freedom-class littoral combat ship

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has halted deliveries of Lockheed Martin’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship, citing a design flaw with the ship’s transmission. In a statement to Defense News, the Navy pointed to “a material defect” with the ship’s combining gear, a complex transmission that transmits power generated by the ship’s engines to its waterjet […]

Navy halts daily COVID-19 updates for stricken ships Theodore Roosevelt and Kidd

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The Navy has stopped making public the number of sailors infected with COVID-19 aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and the destroyer Kidd. Its last daily update for the stricken ships came on Thursday and was followed by a notice that the public should no longer expect daily tallies. “The Navy has tested 100% of […]