Navy and Marine Corps adopt new guidance to streamline amphib readiness criteria

By Nick Wilson / June 18, 2024 at 12:53 PM
The Navy and Marine Corps have adopted a new guidance document intended to streamline amphibious warship readiness criteria in a bid to improve fleet performance and facilitate better planning and joint decision making, according to a Monday announcement from the two services. On June 12, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa Franchetti and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Eric Smith signed this official “Memorandum of Understanding on Amphibious Warfare Ship Terms of Reference,” the notice states. The document follows an amphibious...

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