Navy Incidents at Sea

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee… read more

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the recent ship incidents at sea. In August 2017, the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker of the coast of Singapore, killing 10 sailors. In addition, seven sailors died in June when the USS Fitzgerald collided with a cargo ship in the Sea of Japan. Admiral Richardson said the Navy had taken steps to evaluate safety standards, ship certifications, and force readiness. Committee ChairJohn McCain (R-AZ) called the incidents unacceptable and alarming and urged the Navy to take immediate actions. close

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434151-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 19, 2017 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Sep 21, 2017 | 5:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 19, 2017 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Sep 19, 2017 | 9:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 20, 2017 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 20, 2017 | 6:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 20, 2017 | 11:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2017 | 5:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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