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In response to back-to-back deadly collisions, Navy rethinks ship bridges to help prevent future accidents

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The Navy plans sweeping changes to bridges and control systems on its ships to increase crew efficiency and help them avoid collisions like those that killed 17 sailors on the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain.

Bridges are being revamped in response to these two deadly accidents that occurred in busy western Pacific waters two months apart in 2017 — accidents that Navy investigations later deemed avoidable. https://www.stripes.com/news/in-response-to-back-to-back-deadly-collisions-navy-rethinks-ship-bridges-to-help-prevent-future-accidents-1.573781

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