We Need More Amphibs, and We Need to Buy Them Smarter

We Need More Amphibs, and We Need to Buy Them Smarter
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“The Marine Corps’ requirement remains 31 amphibious ships – 10 big-deck LHAs and 21 LSDs or LPDs – which industry experts say should be constructed on four-year and two-year centers respectively.  The 30 year shipbuilding plan falls short of that requirement.” 

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