Most Maritime Accidents Tied to Human Error

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There has been a recent wave of high-sea collisions in the Asia-Pacific involving U.S. naval vessels – most notably the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain, which together have resulted in the loss of more U.S. military personnel then in Afghanistan so far this year. The incidents, both involving U.S. Navy destroyers within the Seventh Fleet, occurred in high traffic areas and are being investigated by the Navy. 

The Cipher Brief’s Levi Maxey spoke with Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the former U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations who also served as Commander of the Seventh Fleet in the Asia-Pacific, about what could have caused these collisions and whether there is a possibility that the incidents could be the result of hostile action taken through cyberspace.

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