Analysts believe Navy will grow, but not at Trump administration-planned rate

By Aidan Quigley / May 19, 2021 at 12:54 PM
While analysts expect the Navy to continue to grow, President Biden’s team at the Pentagon is unlikely to pursue the aggressive growth laid out in the Trump administration's outgoing December 2020 shipbuilding plan. Analysts say the Navy will likely move forward with certain themes from the plan but the size of the fleet will likely be closer to the previous goal of 350 ships, rather than the over 400 called for in the Trump administration plan. In December 2020, then-Defense...

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