The US Navy’s wasted ship-building decade


The U.S. Navy spent a decade in the early 2000s building warships that either don’t work, cost too much to build in large numbers or whose designs are fundamentally flawed on a conceptual level. Or all three, Forbes’ David Axe reports.

These floating lemons include the speedy, inshore Littoral Combat Ship and the huge, under-equipped DDG-1000 “stealth” destroyers.

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