Senators request updated shipbuilding plan meeting amphib requirement

By Nick Wilson / June 13, 2023 at 1:41 PM
A bipartisan group of senators is calling on the Navy to update its shipbuilding plan to maintain an amphibious warship fleet of at least 31 vessels, as required by law. A June 13 letter authored by Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and signed by 13 other Senate Armed Services Committee members including Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-MS) and seapower subcommittee Chairman Tim Kaine (D-VA), calls on Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro to deliver the updated plan by June 19. “We request...

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