Wicker to hold series of roundtables on building 355-ship fleet

By Lee Hudson / May 15, 2017 at 1:53 PM
An influential senator plans to host a series of roundtables at the end of the month with Navy, industry and think-tank officials to discuss building a 355-ship fleet. Senate Armed Services seapower subcommittee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) told Inside the Navy during a May 10 interview in his Capitol Hill office he thinks it is realistic for the service to grow its fleet from 275 ships to 355. "I want to bring the Navy in for one roundtable to...

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