Welcome back to the our channel for a special feature on the launching methods used by the US Navy to set sail its future ships. To large to be a Corvette, to small to be a Frigate but visually and on paper (to an extent) the LCS Independence and Freedom formidable pieces of kit, if only they weren't built with alu-min-ium hulls, unless you're 100% confident in your anti-ship missile defenses, floating sailing coffins. The NY Times "The Daily" podcast did a report on these LCS ships. Apparently they are the very definition of boondoggle and wasteful spending. Why? Because they're so rife with problems they can't do their job. Check it out, very ínteresting. The first 6 of these ships are already decommissioned due to un-fixable mechanical defects. What a waste of taxpayer money. Hopefully they can get some kind of use out of the rest of them. Many of the shipbuilders use foreigners (mostly cubans and dominican republic people) in their shipyard, while Americans are left waiting for a well paid job there. Should be a requirement that only Americans should be allowed to get a job there.