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CNO Briefs Collisions and Comprehensive Review of Surface Force Incidents

On Nov. 2, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson briefed the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) collisions, as well as the Comprehensive Review of Surface Force Incidents

The review was conducted by Adm. Phil Davidson, commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command.

CNO Briefs Collisions and Comprehensive Review of Surface Forc…

LIVE NOW: Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson briefs comprehensive review following the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) collisions.

Posted by U.S. Navy on Thursday, November 2, 2017

On Nov. 1, the Navy released a report detailing the events and actions that led to the collision of USS Fitzgerald and ACX Crystal off the coast of Japan June 17, and the collision of USS John S. McCain and merchant vessel Alnic MC Aug. 21.

In a memorandum dated Aug. 24, 2017, Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. William Moran detailed Davidson’s responsibilities as the head of the chief of naval operations directed comprehensive review.

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