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Admiral Calls For Improvements After Third Engine Breakdown In Littoral Combat Ship

Navy officials in San Diego Monday were assessing the damage in the third major engine breakdown over the past year in a littoral combat ship, prompting an admiral to call for improvements in engineering oversight and training.

The Navy said a leak last month from a pump seal resulted in seawater entering the lube oil system of one of the ship's main propulsion diesel engines.

The incident occurred on ...

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