More LSM design requirements need to be met, defense subcommittee says

By Abby Shepherd / May 14, 2024 at 12:41 PM
Funding for the procurement of the Medium Landing Ship should be prohibited until the Navy secretary ensures the ship's design meets several requirements, according to the recently released House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee’s mark-up of the fiscal year 2025 defense policy bill. A section of the draft mark calls for the secretary to certify the ship’s design is “not based on more than 35 percent military specifications,” and would require the secretary to forward a report to...

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