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Hagel visits US navy's future 'multitasker'

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US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Sunday visited the US Navy's Littoral Combat Ship deployed in Singapore, a symbol of Washington's strategic "pivot" towards Asia. 

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addresses the crew of the USS Freedom (LCS 1) by 1MC in Singapore, June 2, 2013.

The LCS is designed as the navy's ultimate multitasking vessel despite significant development problems.

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