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    Posted: 12 May 2019 at 9:17am
https://news.yahoo.com/maybe-navy-secretly-hates-littoral-003000687.html

Maybe the Navy Secretly Hates the Littoral Combat Ship?

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Or might just be more open about it?

Maybe the Navy Secretly Hates the Littoral Combat Ship?

“In many ways, this FFG(X) design goes beyond what today’s LCS can do, particularly as it relates to surface warfare,” as USNI News put it at the time. “The RFI states the frigate should be able to conduct independent operations in a contested environment or contribute to a larger strike group, depending on combatant commander needs.”" data-reactid="26" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 18px;">“In many ways, this FFG(X) design goes beyond what today’s LCS can do, particularly as it relates to surface warfare,” as USNI News put it at the time. “The RFI states the frigate should be able to conduct independent operations in a contested environment or contribute to a larger strike group, depending on combatant commander needs.”

After 16 years and billions of dollars, the Navy may have finally acknowledged that its Littoral Combat Ship program looks like a miserable failure." data-reactid="27" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 18px;">After 16 years and billions of dollars, the Navy may have finally acknowledged that its Littoral Combat Ship program looks like a miserable failure.

The service “may not” deploy any of the dozen small surface combatants this year despite officials’ previous plans to deploy several to join the 7th and 5th Fleets in Singapore and Bahrain respectively, the U.S. Naval Institute first reported on April 11." data-reactid="28" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 18px;">The service “may not” deploy any of the dozen small surface combatants this year despite officials’ previous plans to deploy several to join the 7th and 5th Fleets in Singapore and Bahrain respectively, the U.S. Naval Institute first reported on April 11.

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Of course I was right. Why would you doubt?
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I don't even understand the premise of the question.  What the Master Chief says defines what is right. Right?
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It’s like saying "All circles are round". It’s tautological--- a matter of logical necessity.  Wink 

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Originally posted by scrivener scrivener wrote:

Old Subs:. It’s tautological--- a matter of logical necessity.  Wink

I love it when I see a word I don't recognize has an accompanying explanation.
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Doesn't he have to put $2 in the coffee jar for using words like that?
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Originally posted by Sewer Pipe Snipe Sewer Pipe Snipe wrote:

Doesn't he have to put $2 in the coffee jar for using words like that?
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Originally posted by Flapper Flapper wrote:

Originally posted by Sewer Pipe Snipe Sewer Pipe Snipe wrote:

Doesn't he have to put $2 in the coffee jar for using words like that?
Indubitably. Wink

Oh, twice!


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Hey!  Don't bust my chops!  That word is the only thing I still remember from a Philosophy 101 class I took back in 68.  I've waited over 50 years for a chance to use it.  Now was my big chance, and you want to fine me? 
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