Did China hack the Seventh Fleet?

 

While accidents and mistakes do happen, the number of collisions in the past year is extremely high

 

via Medium:

August 20, 2017

Today the USS McCain collided with a merchant vessel, marking the 4th incident in the past year for the Navy. The timeline is as follows:

8/19/2016 — USS Louisiana

5/09/2017 — USS Lake Champlain

6/17/2017 — USS Fitzgerald

8/21/2017 — USS McCain

These ships share similarities, they are all based in Yokosuka Naval Base, and the USS McCain & USS Fitzgerald are both part of Destroyer Squadron 15 and the Seventh Fleet.

While accidents and mistakes do happen, the number of collisions in the past year is extremely high, and it is now within the realm of possibility that these accidents were not accidents. (read more)

 

* U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cheng S. Yang

 



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