Berger: LSD decommissioning would violate amphib requirement; unfunded priorities coming soon

By Nick Wilson / March 15, 2023 at 5:15 PM
The decommissioning of three amphibious warships proposed by the Navy's fiscal year 2024 budget request would sink the service's fleet below the legally mandated floor of 31 L-class ships according to the Marine Corps commandant, who told reporters the Marine Corps' unfunded priorities list will be published within the next eight days. “There’s a pause on building LPDs and the only ship under contract now that I'm aware of is an LHA, so yes, absolutely. You're going to see it...

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