IOC for Navy's Ship-to-Shore craft pushed to spring 2024

By Nick Wilson / November 29, 2023 at 1:54 PM
The Navy's Ship-to-Shore Connector amphibious craft will not achieve initial operational capability until later in fiscal year 2024, marking a delay of more than six months for the program that will eventually replace the aging fleet of Landing Craft Air Cushion vessels. While the Government Accountability Office’s annual weapon systems assessment released earlier this year projected IOC would occur in June 2023, a Navy spokesperson told Inside Defense the milestone has been pushed into FY-24. A Selected Acquisition Report...

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