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U.S. Navy to draw on civilian expertise to avoid more collisions

Sep 30, 2017

U.S. Navy to draw on civilian expertise to avoid more collisions

The review of deadly collisions involving two U.S. destroyers will include analysis of best practices outside the U.S. Navy, looking to private organizations as varied as British Petroleum and the Mayo Clinic, Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said on Friday. Spencer said his review will seek ...

U.S. 7th Fleet to replace damaged Aegis destroyers next year

Sep 2, 2017

U.S. 7th Fleet to replace damaged Aegis destroyers next year

Two Aegis destroyers will be assigned to the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet to replace the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain, which were damaged by recent collisions, Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, said in an interview. "As early as next ...

Aug 28, 2017

The U.S. Seventh Fleet founders

The U.S. must get to the bottom of what lies behind the recent series of accidents involving its navy and address whatever problems exposed in the probe.