Quote of the week from Tim;
Doesn't anyone at Northrop Grumman know how to build ships any more? Why did the Navy ever accept delivery of this piece of %&*#?Anyone taken to court yet? If you want to know what this is all about.
The troubled amphibious transport dock San Antonio — in the middle of its first deployment — has been forced to undergo two weeks of maintenance in Bahrain due to leaks in its lube oil piping system, Navy officials said.
“They had a scheduled port visit,” said Lt. Nate Christensen, spokesman for 5th Fleet in Bahrain. “They’re in port for two weeks for a maintenance availability on some lube oil deficiencies. It’s related to the diesel generators.”
Hat tip Galrahn.