Minor Leaks, Structural Damage Will Cause LCS-1 To Miss International Fleet Review

By Zachary M. Peterson / June 7, 2010 at 5:00 AM
The Lockheed Martin-built Freedom (LCS-1) the Navy's lead ship in the nascent Littoral Combat Ship class will not make a previously scheduled appearance at an international fleet review due to leaks discovered recently in the port and starboard splitter gear lube oil coolers, a Navy spokesman said this afternoon. "Due to emergent maintenance, over the last two weeks the decision was made to not have Freedom attend the International Fleet Review in Vancouver, Canada, in order to ensure the ship...

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