Skip to comments.Navy Does Not Rule Out Intentional Act in Latest Warship Collision
Posted on 08/22/2017 10:49:13 AM PDT by ColdOne
The Navy has not ruled out an intentional action behind the latest deadly collision between a Navy destroyer and a merchant ship, the chief of naval operations told reporters Monday.
"That's is certainly something we are giving full consideration to but we have no indication that that's the caseyet," Adm. John Richardson, the CNO, said at the Pentagon.
"But we're looking at every possibility, so we're not leaving anything to chance," he said.
Asked if that includes the possibility the electronic defenses on the guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain were hacked in a cyber attack, Richardson said investigators will look into all possible causes.
"We'll take a look at all of that, as we did with the Fitzgerald," the four-star admiral said, referring to another Navy warship collision with a merchant ship in June near Japan.
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I’m betting North Korea is crashing our ships.
Hard to hack a sailor with binos on the bridge...
“Hacked?” Like the Russians hacking the election?
Why would the guys on the bridge purposely scoot in front of an oil tanke......... Oh, the tanker hit the McCain on purpose. Never mind. Prayers up for our shipmates lost in the latest collision.
Of course. That's what smart and responsible people do.
This "issue" is in the headline just to remind people about how RUSSIA HACKED THE ELECTION. The Leftist media is skilled at maintaining the narrative through multiple avenues.
Absolutely. Eternal Father, strong to save ...
Something is RID ... two collisions with merchant ships in roughly the same part of the world? In the same half-year? Really?
How many Muslims have been aboard the wrecked ships? Just asking ..
I want to know the *gender* or not, of those responsible.
The only thing international was the waters it was in. The Navy must only recruit sailor who are legally blind.
real possibility since I doubt we would fire on any commercial ship committed to an intentional collision....some needs to investigate if the 2 commercial captains in the latest collisions were of Muslim persuasion.
The XO got his training at the Naval base in Las Vegas
and studied the arts, like the CO.
I am sure they well be looking at all aspects of what happened.
Yeah, that's gotta be it. Officers are above reproach, so it's gotta be the sailors at fault.....$#!t ALWAYS flows downhill.
Its the Russians! First global warming, then Ukraine, then Hillary and now they are using signals transmitted from Confederate statues to make US Navy ships crash.
Is there no end to their tricks?
That statement doesn’t mean a damned thing.Nothing is ‘ruled out” until an investigation is done and circumstances and causes are determined. When the reporter asks, “could it have been sabotage or other foul play?” the answer can only be that the investigation is ongoing and nothing is ruled out. Properly that answer would be given if the query were, “could it have been a rabbit getting into the computer?”
An oil tanker has as much chance of ramming a destroyer that is aware of it as a destroyer would if it were trying to ram a Swift Boat. Nada. Zip. Zero. Nichts.
When I was on a destroyer during the Vietnam War we had lookouts on all quarters 24/7 no matter if we were on coastal patrol or out in the big blue Pacific. There is no excuse for not seeing a fricking oil tanker. Even if they did get hacked.
Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action
muslim on the bridge?
modern technology is good, but not as a human pair of eyes
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