A news report about the USS Iowa gun turret explosion in 1989.
The US Navy’s Next Generation Combat Ship
The USS Independence is the lead ship of the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) - the U.S. Navy’s next generation combat ship delivering the speed, flexibility and mission adaptability for the Navy to operate in littoral waters. The core mission system for the Independence-variant is built on the General Dynamics Mission Systems open architecture computing infrastructure (OPEN CI) -- a technical infrastructure that is not bound by proprietary systems. Learn more about the Navy's fast frigate: http://bit.ly/MaritimeSystems