Not Their Money: US Navy’s newest $12.9bn supercarrier doesn’t work
The most expensive warship ever built has been delayed from hitting the front line because it is reportedly not ready for battle.
The $12.9 billion USS Gerald R. Ford Navy supercarrier – the first of three in its class with a total cost of $43 billion – could potentially struggle with planes landing and taking off, moving military weapons and being able to successfully defend itself, a memo obtained by Bloomberg News reads.
The memo allegedly states ‘poor or unknown reliability issues’ were identified in a letter dated June 28. – READ MORE