Berger remains 'optimistic' on amphib numbers despite an uncertain future

By Audrey Decker / December 6, 2022 at 10:28 AM
SIMI VALLEY, CA -- Amidst reports that more amphibious ships are on the Navy's future chopping block, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger said he remains confident that the services will be copacetic as the importance of amphibs is known across the Pentagon and Capitol Hill. The state of amphibious ships in the service’s budget requests has been in flux as the Navy tries to balance the Marine Corps’ needs with its overall shipbuilding priorities and major acquisition programs. According...

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