Navy's No. 2 UPL request stemmed from common small ship RET

By Justin Katz  
June 20, 2019 at 11:12 AM
The No. 2 item on the Navy's annual wish list came from several requirements evaluation teams that looked at how to fulfill medical requirements without the service's two hospital ships, according to a Navy official. In its fiscal year 2020 unfunded priorities list, the service included a $49 million request to convert an expeditionary fast transport (EPF) into an expeditionary medical transport. "The EMT will provide 'ambulance' type medical services in support of Distributed Maritime Operations. The EMT will be...

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