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LCS The Ship That Broke The Navy

The experience of LCS, it broke the Navy,” said Sean Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition. The Navy’s ambitious Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program promised low cost, highly flexible, reliable, multi-mission ships. So far they … Continue reading

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Ship that saved 7 during ‘Perfect Storm’ to be sunk off N.J.

The USS Zuni survived the submarine-infested waters of the Pacific during World War II as it towed torpedoed warships to safety and aided in the Battle of Iwo Jima. A half-century later and renamed the Tamaroa, it overcame gale force … Continue reading

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Freedom Class LCS Ships In Service 100% Failure Rate

The LCS saga continues. The USS Freedom suffered another serious failure. There are currently three Freedom Class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) in service — USS Freedom, USS Fort Worth, and the USS Milwaukee. In the past twelve months, all three … Continue reading

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First Mayport LCS close to launch!

  The USS Little Rock will roll into the waters of the Menominee River on July 18 from Lockheed-Martin’s Marinette, Wis., plant. As the first of eight littoral combat ships currently slated to be docked at Mayport Naval Station by … Continue reading

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USS Constitution Going To Dry Dock

 

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Man Spends 20 Years building 3 Model Warships

Model maker spends 20 years building scaled down fleet of radio-controlled warships Tony Ansell has been making model warships for the last 20 years at home Mr Ansell uses original Royal Navy blueprints to make scale model ships On average … Continue reading

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The US Airforce Has A Spy Ship?

The U.S. Air Force quietly keeps a small, inconspicuous spy ship in the Persian Gulf, presumably in order to keep an eye on Iran’s missile launches. Technically speaking, USNS Invincible—a 224-foot vessel displacing a mere 2,800 tons—belongs to Military Sealift … Continue reading

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Dispariging future for the Queen Elizabeth II

I find it extremely sad that the Queen Elizabeth 2 sits at a dock in Dubai basically rotting instead of becoming a mega floating historic hotel as had been promised by it’s new owners. The scuttle around now is that … Continue reading

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Civil War Ships Under Construction

Our built in the USA model team is busy packing and shipping our LED lit Airplane models, They will be arriving to their new owner this week! A very large project with a few four foot wide model planes to … Continue reading

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Ship Models gallery at San Mateo County History Museum

By Simone Garcia, communications manager, San Mateo County Historical Association. The San Mateo County History Museum has reopened its exhibit gallery, “Charles Parsons’ Ships of the World.” The gallery is undergoing an upgrade that includes new murals, interactive activities, video … Continue reading

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