Lawmakers drill down on amphibious warship debate

By Nick Wilson / March 28, 2023 at 6:55 PM
The Senate Armed Services seapower subcommittee questioned Navy officials on the lack of amphibious warships in the service's most recent budget request, drilling down on an issue that has put Navy and Marine Corps leadership at odds and left industry uncertain. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) said the Navy lacks the authority to submit a fiscal year 2024 budget request that would reduce the amphibious warship fleet below the 31-ship mandate established by Congress last year. “My view is you don't...

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