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Document: Report to Congress on LX(R) Next Generation Amphibious Warship

The following is the Sept. 22, 2015 Congressional Research Service report, Navy LX(R) Amphibious Ship Program: Background and Issues for Congress.

  • disqus_zommBwspv9

    33 Amphip fleet projected, The Marines would really like 36 or even 40 but that will never happen.

    • Rob C.

      Only problem is money in the budget. If US Congress can’t decided give the services enough money build and maintain the ships, they can’t get what they need unfortunately.

      • disqus_zommBwspv9

        Doesn’t help the President just crippled again our military by veto of the latest defense spending bill

    • Secundius

      Sailboater.

      With the Current Functional-Dysfunctional US. Congress, I’d be surprised if the USMC got 10-Ship’s. There WERE Six-Modified San Antonia class Vessels, to be Modified as Arsenal Ship’s. Now, it looks like there going to be NONE…

  • disqus_zommBwspv9

    Just like the Gator Navy and Service Squadrons (oilers, etc.) to be getting the dirty end of the stick, But when you are the John Maddens of the Fleet what can you say. USS Shreveport LPD-12 no shore too distant, No bar too far.