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  •  Navy is doing that to (0+ / 0-)

    The newest program is the LCS (Littoral Combat Ship,) a small, fast, shallow-water vessel.

    Those who support banning cocaine are no better than those who support banning cheeseburgers

    by EthrDemon on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 11:13:03 AM PDT

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    •  And the Littorals themselves are junk (0+ / 0-)

      according to reports coming back from commanders and top brass. We need a new concept for the Navy, but most of all, we need to relearn how to build ships!

      The contracting system is broken, the manufacturing system is broken and the wise old sages of the bluewater Navy are all gone, leaving the MBA's of Lockheed Martin and Astral to grift on the public dollar and endanger National Security.

      We are in a WORLD of hurt.

      Figures don't lie, but liars do figure-Mark Twain

      by OregonOak on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 04:05:55 AM PDT

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