The Navy's Super Expensive New Boat Gets a Big Fat F-Sam Biddle5/11/12 5:40pm1781EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideThe Littoral combat ship system is the F-22 of the skies. It can't detect mines, it's literally (litorally?) dissolving into the ocean, and now, upon inspection, has completely failed every test of seaworthiness. Cost to you? Well over $600 million.