US Navy scraps NINE warships – some under three years old – as $3.2bn fleet’s tech already obsolete | Daily Mail Online

Navy will decommission its entire fleet of Freedom-class combat warshipsFour of the $3.2bn fleet set for scrap heap were commissioned in 2019 and 2020Anti-submarine system ‘did not work out technically’, naval operations chief saidShips ‘incredibly expensive and [lack] the capabilities we expected’: Rep. SmithAdded: ‘They’re not ready to do anything… When they are, they still break down’ USS St Louis, launched in August 2020, will serve just three years of 25-year lifeScrappings will save $391 million as US Navy plans new shipbuilding programCrews at Naval Station Mayport, Florida will have to wait for new ships to arrive Chinese Navy is set to count 460 warships by 2030, becoming world’s largest

Source: US Navy scraps NINE warships – some under three years old – as $3.2bn fleet’s tech already obsolete | Daily Mail Online

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