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Sailors salute during the commissioning ceremony for the USS Freedom littoral combat ship (LCS-1) at Veterans Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Photograph by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Katherine Boeder/U.S. Navy via Bloomberg News

Sailors salute during the commissioning ceremony for the USS Freedom littoral combat ship (LCS-1) at Veterans Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

#LCSMilwaukee: Little Criticized Ship

The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship, whose initials have invited variations on the often-criticized craft’s acronym, is still the little ship that can in the eyes of its makers. This celebrated launch is the latest sign that Lockheed Martin and allies...

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The Klingon Bird of Prey from "Star Trek: The Voyage Home."

Photograph by Paramount/Everett Collection

The Klingon Bird of Prey from "Star Trek: The Voyage Home."

Star Trek vs. Navy: Klingons vs. Lockheed Martin

Which is the U.S. Navy talking, and which is Star Trek talking? One of the descriptions below comes from the Navy’s words for the Littoral Combat Ship, or LCS, a fast boat from Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics designed to defeat...

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