Navy's market survey charts course for acquiring new amphibs

By Linda Hersey / May 18, 2023 at 3:26 PM
The Navy is undertaking initial steps to acquire at least a half-dozen medium landing ships (LSMs) -- formerly known as Light Amphibious Warships -- through fiscal year 2028. Naval Sea Systems Command is undertaking a market survey for the design and construction of the ships, according to a request for information issued Wednesday. While the Navy’s 30-year shipbuilding plan projects the service will need to buy six LSMs over the next five years, the RFI asks potential respondents about their...

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