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US lawmaker monitoring elevator woes on new aircraft carrier

10th January 2019 - 10:00 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC

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The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) has pledged to keep a close eye on US navy efforts to fix the advanced weapons elevators on the first Ford-class aircraft carrier (CVN-78).

Sen James Inhofe, an Oklahoma Republican, said that while the navy told him that technical problems ...

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