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Amphibious Warfare Leaders Warn Against Buying Light Carriers Instead of Amphibs

Amphibious Warfare Leaders Warn Against Buying Light Carriers Instead of Amphibs

US Marine Sgt. Maj. Allen Goodyear, the squadron sergeant major for Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, signals for an F-35B Lightning II to take off from the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2) during Exercise Dawn Blitz. US Marine Corps Photo

The Navy’s director of amphibious warfare warned that pursuing a light aircraft carrier option in lieu of amphibious assault ships would limit the Marines’ options for responding to operational commanders’ needs, and instead urged faster shipbuilding and experimenting with new ship groupings to increase operational flexibility. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 25, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 25, 2017

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 25, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 18, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 18, 2017

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 18, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 11, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 11, 2017

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 11, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 5, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 5, 2017

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 5, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 28, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 28, 2017

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Aug. 28, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More