17 aprilie 2021

'Super Corvette:' Former Navy Secretary Reveals He Pushed to Rename Littoral Combat Ship

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When the littoral combat ship was first delivered in 2008, former Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite said he was not a fan."I wasn't a fan of it at its inception, but I've become a big fan of it," Braithwaite said this week.As Navy secretary, the retired flag officer spent time aboard the ships, interacting with their crews and learning about their capabilities. That gave him a different outlook on the LCS, which has long been unpopular on Capitol Hill.Read Next: A Resurrected First Fleet Is [...]