Inside the Navy - March 12, 2018

Navy to conduct new force structure assessment in upcoming year

By Justin Katz  
March 9, 2018 at 3:21 PM
The Navy intends to conduct another force structure assessment within the next year to account for the new National Defense Strategy, according to a senior service official. "There's a series of events that have to happen before we do the FSA starting with the combatant commanders all the way down to the defense planning guidance that leads us to the scenarios we need to plan for," Vice Adm. William Merz, deputy chief of naval operations for warfare systems (N9), told...

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