Some must-reads from this week's issue of Inside the Navy:
1. The Navy has 24 Littoral Combat Ship deployments scheduled between 2019 and 2024.
Full Story: CNO: 24 Littoral Combat Ship deployments between 2019 and 2024
2. An influential House lawmaker will insert language in the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill calling for a more aggressive time line for the Navy's surge sealift recapitalization plan.
Full Story: Wittman: Surge sealift plan needs to be more aggressive
3. The Marine Corps plans to host an industry day on June 6 and 7 to help develop requirements for an unmanned aerial system that can operate from an amphibious assault ship.
Full Story: Marines will host industry day in June to develop MUX requirements
4. The Navy has completed operational testing of the AN-DVS-1 Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance Analysis system, a key component of the Littoral Combat Ship mine countermeasures mission package.
Full Story: Navy completes COBRA operational testing aboard the Coronado