Inside the Navy - May 22, 2017

Chief of naval operations calls for faster fleet build-up

May 19, 2017 |
Justin Doubleday
Bookmark and Share
The Navy can grow the fleet faster than many in Washington predict by taking advantage of hot production lines, pursuing new technologies and extending the lives of older ships, according to a white paper published by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson. The white paper, titled "The Future Navy," argues recent fleet architecture studies conducted by the service and other organizations all come to two conclusions: the United States needs a larger Navy, and the fleet must take better...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting as the Trump administration puts its stamp on defense policy, planning and procurement.

Log in to access this content.