Technologies

The US Navy will return mechanical control to ships. Due to touch control, a military ship collides with a tanker

The clash killed 10 people.

The US Navy announced the return of mechanical control to its ships instead of touch. According to TechCrunch, the cause was a problem with learning how to manage new systems.

The U.S. National Transportation Security Council conducted a detailed investigation into the collision of USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker. The Office found that the accident occurred as a result of the lack of the proper level of training and documentation on the use of the IBNS management system.

One member of the USS crew, John S. McCain, assumed that he controlled all of the ship’s engines, while he controlled only one side of the destroyer. The sailor increased the power of his half, which led to a sharp turn of the ship and a collision with another ship.

The misunderstanding of the crew members indicates a more fundamental problem with learning the new IBNS management system.

US National Transportation Security Council

TechCrunch emphasized that IBNS systems were installed a year ago and almost no one knew the details of their work, which did not allow to respond quickly in a crisis situation.

USS destroyer John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker in August 2017. The incident killed 10 people and 58 were injured.

Tags
Back to top button
Close
Close