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30 Navy | Winter 2018 was her first time underway." Callas said the training facilities for both variants of the LCS have been highly successful. LCS is unique in the Navy in that it has a maximum speed over 40 knots and is controlled by waterjets. "We are working towards bringing that type of training for all surface warfare offi- cers, on all classes of ships," he said. e CR noted that a common factor in the incidents was that the CIC was not properly supporting the bridge. "It's missing right now from our current simulation capability," Robertson said. "And that's why it's one of the top priorities right now from a community and a resourcing perspec- tive; they build us the capability so we can truly flex those bridge-to-CIC interactions to make sure that all the tools are available to the CIC and the bridge." Speaking at the 2018 Surface Navy Associ- ation Symposium in Arlington, Va., in January, Chief of Naval Operations ADM John Rich- ardson said officers need to gain experience to be better decision makers. "How do you become a better tennis player? Keep playing tennis. How do you become a better officer of the deck? LT. MEGAN CHESTER

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