Two U.S. Navy Ships Rated Unfit for Combat

Two highly sophisticated United States Navy ships, one in the Pacific Fleet and one in the Atlantic Fleet, miserably fail their inspections by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey.

The USS Stout DDG-55 was unable to use any of her guns or missiles, and was even unable to lower her anchor.

The USS Chosin, CG-65 was also unable to use any of her armament, or launch or land her helicopters, or use her aft AN/SPY-1B radar causing her to have to turn around and use her forward radar to detect targets from astern.

The Navy is 100% funded for repairs and maintenance, so something else is going on here.

Perhaps it’s the sustained deployments, the decision to put off yard periods for some ships to keep up the combat tempo with fewer sailors.

It’s hard to say, but if this is the way the Navy is maintaining it’s high asset weapon systems, something has gone terribly wrong.

Read the report details right here.

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