Navy shipbuilding plan calls for 400-ship battle force fleet by 2045

By Aidan Quigley / December 10, 2020 at 5:15 PM
The Navy's latest 30-year shipbuilding plan calls for an over 400-ship battle force fleet by 2045, driven largely by increases in amphibious warfare ships, small surface combatants, submarines and logistic ships. The plan , released today, features a growth from the current 296-ship fleet to a battle force fleet of 403 ships in fiscal year 2045. Shorter-term, the plan calls for a 316-ship fleet by FY-26. The plan also calls for a substantial increase in unmanned surface and unmanned subsurface...

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