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Industry feedback leads Navy to change course on CHAMP

By Justin Katz  
November 29, 2018 at 1:12 PM
Following industry feedback, the Navy is moving away from its initial vision of a program that would produce one ship hull for five mission sets and is instead weighing using two or more designs. The service solicited industry feedback on its Common Hull Auxiliary Multi-Mission Platform, or CHAMP, concept, which would have produced a newly constructed, reconfigurable hull that could be used for strategic sealift, aviation intermediate maintenance support, medical services, command and control and submarine tending. "Industry has indicated...

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