Navy Undergoing a New Force Structure Review Due This Fall

By Zachary M. Peterson / September 29, 2008 at 5:00 AM
The Navy is conducting a force structure review that could change the number of ships the service needs in the 2020 time frame to maintain sea control and support the maritime strategy issued last year, the Navy's top programmer told Inside the Navy in an exclusive interview last week. "The 313 plan, as it's known, was based on a force-structure analysis done in 2005 and it has served us very well," Vice Adm. Barry McCullough, deputy chief of naval operations...

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