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LCS fit for service & on track to deploy- read more: cc @CavasShips @SurfaceWarriors

LCS fit for service & on track to deploy- read more: cc @CavasShips @SurfaceWarriors

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/05/defense-admiiral-says-lcs-freedom-fit-for-service-053012/ Hunt says LCS Freedom ‘is fit for service’ By Christopher P. Cavas - Staff writer Posted : Wednesday May 30, 2012 18:03:42 EDT Some design problems persist, some fixes remain to be made, but overall, the littoral combat ship Freedom is moving ahead to meet its deployment schedule for next spring, the commander of the Navy’s surface forces proclaimed. “My assessment is the ship is sound, the engineering plant is good, combat systems are good,” said Vice Adm. Richard Hunt. “The ship rides very well.” That verdict came after a three-day “special trial” conducted May 22-24 at San Diego by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey, or INSURV. Nearly 200 people rode the ship — normally crewed by 40 sailors — to test the Freedom’s combat, communications and engineering systems; minutel...

Full article: http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/05/defense-admiiral-sa...

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