Pentagon moving ahead with new Navy fleet plans

By Tony Bertuca / September 10, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist, charged with overseeing a controversial study on the future force structure of the Navy, said today a series of analytical wargames led the Pentagon to develop plans for three notional fleets which he intends to discuss next week with Defense Secretary Mark Esper. "We built three different future fleets," he said during a virtual Defense News conference. "We examined ships and Marine units we have and those we might build by 2045. We looked...

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