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Five years later: Inside the Navy’s data-driven quest to avert a future Fitzgerald or McCain collision
The surface navy has worked since 2017 to avoid future fatal collisions. But Navy-wide, there's evidence of failure to learn. The service is now turning to data to ensure it never has another Fitzgerald or McCain disaster again.
The Navy can either view the actions of Capt. Crozier as a shining light or it can keep going on its current path, says the author of this commentary.
By Patrick Dionne