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Navy plan to reach 355-ship fleet would take more than 30 years

February 12, 2018 |
Lee Hudson
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The Navy aims to build a 355-ship fleet by the 2050s, according to the new 30-year shipbuilding plan sent to Congress today. "The Navy realizes that a plan to achieve today's warfighting requirement in three decades represents an unacceptable pace in the context of the current and predicted security environment," according to the document . The service described several routes to grow the fleet. The first option is characterized as "Steady, Sustainable Growth (SG)," which builds the fleet at an...

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