LAW procurement critical to closing capability gap, Marine Corps official says

By Nick Wilson / January 12, 2023 at 2:25 PM
The Marine Corps' largest capability gap is the absence of the Light Amphibious Warship, according to a senior service official, who said closing this gap depends upon industry's ability to expediently deliver a "sufficient quantity" of the vessels. Speaking Thursday at the Surface Navy Association’s National Symposium, Maj. Gen. Roger Turner said the delivery of battle-ready amphibious ships is the Marine Corps’ top requirement of the defense industrial base, estimating the service will need at least 35 LAWs to support...

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