The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS-1) USS Freedom’s ship service diesel generators (SSDG) continue to give the vessel fits, recently causing the LCS to lose propulsion briefly while heading out to participate in at-sea exercises off the coast of Singapore and forcing it to return to port, the U.S. Navy says. “Freedom departed Changi Naval Base July 19 to participate in the at-sea phase of Carat (Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training) Singapore, which begins July 21 and continues ...


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