Ships Costing $37 Billion Lack Firepower, U.S. Commander Warns

Ships Costing $37 Billion Lack Firepower, U.S. Commander Warns

Nicholas Kontodiakos/U.S. Navy

The Littoral Combat Ship -- derided by critics inside the Navy as the “Little Crappy Ship”-- has been beset by troubles since 2005 as the price doubled to $440 million per vessel.