Surge sealift crews need contested mobility training, GAO finds

By Aidan Quigley / March 1, 2021 at 1:59 PM
The surge sealift ship crews do not receive enough training for mobility in contested environments, according to a new Government Accountability Office report . The Defense Department updated air mobility training to reflect contested environments but has not updated sealift crew training requirements in the same way, the Feb. 26 report states. "Since sealift is the means by which the majority of military equipment would be transported during a major conflict, it is important that crews be trained appropriately for...

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