CNO: Navy expects new force-structure assessment 'later this year'

By Mallory Shelbourne / February 1, 2019 at 2:51 PM
The Navy is conducting an updated force-structure assessment to keep pace with the new National Defense Strategy and expects the analysis to be completed this year, according to Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson. Richardson told reporters at the Pentagon Feb. 1 that the Navy would evaluate "what counts as a naval platform" in the new FSA, in addition to changes in technology and the current security landscape. "We're undergoing -- in light of the new national defense strategy...

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