Take rare look inside Navy’s newest ship

Take rare look inside Navy’s newest ship


TO TOUR ONE OF THE FASTEST
VESSELS IN THE U.S. NAVY. WELCOME ABOARD THE USS SIOUX
CITY. EVERY SAILOR ON HERE IS PROUD
AND READY TO GO. MEGAN: SHE’S THE 13TH LITTORAL
COMBAT SHIP TO ENTER THE FLEET
AND WILL BE COMMISSIONED
SATURDAY IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE
OF 5,000 AT THE NAVAL ACADEMY.>>THE BUTTERFLIES ARE FLYING
PRETTY GOOD, BUT BEING IN FRONT
OF ALL THOSE PEOPLE AND THE CREW
IS ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE
THINGS I’VE DONE IN 33 YEARS. MEGAN: COMMANDING OFFICER RANDY
MALONE GAVE THE TOU,R PROUD TO
SHOW OFF EVERYTHING THE USS
SIOUX CITY WILL DO.>>ON A TRADITIONAL SHIP OF A
DESTROYER, YOU HAVE EIGHT PEOPLE
ON THE BRIDGE. HERE WE HAVE THREE. MEGAN: THERE WILL BE. CREW OF FIVE OF THEM ALUMNI OF
75, THE NAVAL ACADEMY. THERE’S A LOT OF HUSTLE AND
BUSTLE, BUT WHEN THE SHIP’S TO
FLOYD 2 HELICOPTERS WILL FIT
WHERE I’M STANDING — WHEN THE
SHIP IS DEPLOYED, 2 HELICOPTERS
WILL FIT WHERE I’M STANDING.>>WE CAN GET INTO SMALLER
CITIES TO BUILD FORMATIONS AND
MAKE THOSE RELATIONSHIPS. MEGAN: THERE I

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