Media: the fourth American frigate failed in the last 9 months
According to the source of the magazine, "it happened on Monday because of problems in the propulsion system of the ship."
In connection with the accident, the frigate "was forced to return to the Pearl Harbor base in Hawaii, located at about 1,5 thousand km, with a low speed - 18,5 km per hour," the source added.
It is also reported that the ship is still on the way, with 70 sailors on board. On Friday, he left the Coronado base and went to Singapore. The cost of the frigate is about $ 360 million.
Over the past 9 months, Coronado has become the 4 ship of the coastal zone where the accident occurred.
Thus, “in July, Freedom failed due to seawater entering the propulsion system. In January, the Fort Worth LCS-3 failed due to technical problems at the port of Singapore, and last December a malfunction was detected in the engine of the newest ship Milwaukee when it was heading to the home port of San Diego, California, .
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