Navy awaits 15 Light Amphibious Warship 'concept designs' to support program launch in FY-21

By Jason Sherman, Aidan Quigley / October 6, 2020 at 3:33 PM
The Navy has commissioned more than a dozen Light Amphibious Warship "concept design" industry studies due next month that are expected to shape a formal competition next summer in advance of a planned lead-ship contract award in fiscal year 2022. The Marine Corps needs the new combat vessel to ferry forces from shore to shore for a potential fight against China in the Pacific, according to service officials. In July, the Navy awarded industry studies to 15 companies with experience...

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