Navy continues work on LX(R) design, expects to wrap up in a few months

By Lee Hudson / April 11, 2016 at 1:13 PM
The Navy continues to work on the preliminary design for the dock landing ship replacement and anticipates the project will wrap up in the next couple of months with the goal of potentially accelerating procurement from 2020 to 2019, according to the service. Following completion of the preliminary design the Navy will transition to the contract design phase of the program, which includes refining ship specifications, service spokeswoman Lt. j.g. Kara Yingling told Inside the Navy April 8. "The...

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