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originally posted by: FredT
Its not very pretty and there obviously needs to be changes:
From poor training and readiness
small errors going uncorrected and snowballing into "lack of adherence to sound navigational practices"
“complacency, over-confidence, and lack of procedural compliance,”
While not every ship and every sailor is not practicing in this fashion, the fact that a major surface command like a Burke class can could get this bad speaks to the lack of oversight and the Admiralty not performing their jobs either. Coupled with recent reports of sailors viewing their ships as a prison, points to the need of serious change going forward. I hope the navy gets its act together