About David B. Larter
David B. Larter was the naval warfare reporter for Defense News. Before that, he reported for Navy Times.
Expeditionary sea base Miguel Keith, mine countermeasures ship Chief, and littoral combat ship Charleston conducted the mine warfare training together — the first time they have done so in U.S. 7th Fleet.
Before the submarine Connecticut and its crew collided with an undersea mountain last fall, red flags abounded
“Grounding at this speed and depth had the potential for more serious injuries, fatalities, and even loss of the ship,” the investigation stated.