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Navy revalidating high-volume fires requirements for amphib operations

February 07, 2018 |
Justin Katz
The Navy is revalidating the requirements for high-volume suppressive fires in support of amphibious operations, according to a top expeditionary warfare official. Maj. Gen. David Coffman, director of expeditionary warfare in the office of the chief of naval operations (N95), told Inside the Navy in a Jan. 3 interview at the Pentagon that "you're unlikely to be able or willing to spend a million dollars per hit [on] precise missiles . . . against an objective of 'I need to...

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