New LHA, LHD overhaul model may see funding in FY-23 for 'beta test'

By Justin Katz  
January 11, 2019 at 4:24 PM
Expeditionary warfare officials aim to identify funding in a future budget to start proving out concepts necessary to design a new maintenance and modernization model for big-deck amphibious ships, according to a Navy official. The official, who spoke to Inside the Navy on background, said the expeditionary warfare requirements office (N95) plans to conduct a "beta test" on a big-deck ship in fiscal year 2023 during an already-scheduled maintenance availability. The official also said "as we build the budget for...

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