Navy sends Congress $242 million plan to recap surge sealift

By Justin Katz / March 30, 2018 at 4:32 PM
The Navy's plans to recapitalize the surge sealift force include 10-year service life extensions for select vessels, acquiring and modernizing two used vessels in the early 2020s, and implementing a common-hull design for the future fleet, according to documents viewed by Inside the Navy . Navy Secretary Richard Spencer relayed the service's plans, which were developed in consultation with the heads of U.S. Transportation Command and the Maritime Administration (MARAD), in a report this month to Congress. The report was...

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