Navy's options for surge sealift recap range from $22B to $38B through 2048

By Justin Katz  
May 14, 2019 at 12:44 PM
The Navy has assessed four potential options to recapitalize the surge sealift fleet through 2048 and estimates the costs will range between $22 billion and $38 billion, according to the service's business case analysis viewed by Inside Defense . The January report, which the Navy sent to Congress in February, was mandated by lawmakers in the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. It lays out the costs for two parts of the service's three-pronged recapitalization strategy: acquiring used ships...

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