LCS Milwaukee's propulsion system will be fully repaired after shock trials

By Justin Doubleday / March 16, 2016 at 12:04 PM
The Littoral Combat Ship Milwaukee's propulsion system is set to be permanently repaired after it completes full-ship shock trials later this year, as the Navy continues to investigate the ship's loss of propulsion in early December. The Milwaukee (LCS-5) arrived at BAE Systems' yard in Mayport, FL on Feb. 19, more than two months after it broke down off the coast of Virginia. The ship lost propulsion on Dec. 11 and had to be towed to a repair yard in...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.