Navy marks 62 ships for decommissioning across FYDP

By Nick Wilson / April 25, 2023 at 11:54 AM
The Navy intends to decommission 62 ships over the next five years, pursuing a "divest to invest" strategy that calls for the retirement of ageing carriers and ballistic missile submarines, the decommissioning of more amphibious warships than are procured, and further divestment from the troubled class of Littoral Combat Ships. The decommissioning schedule was compiled at the request of the Senate Armed Services Committee and is included in the Navy’s recently released 30-year shipbuilding plan , which received strong criticisms...

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