Navy signals intent to procure at least three more LPDs

By Nick Wilson / August 4, 2023 at 12:54 PM
The Navy is planning to issue a solicitation to shipbuilder HII for long-lead-time materials and detail, design and construction of three amphibious warships -- LPD-33, LPD-34 and LPD-35, according to a presolicitation notice published Friday. Signaling the Navy’s intent to procure at least three more of the Flight II San Antonio-class amphibious ships, the notice comes amidst a continuing debate over amphibious warship requirements and uncertainty as to how many more LPDs the sea service will procure. While the Navy...

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