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Navy Eyeing Two Platforms To Meet Sealift Requirements

January 18 2019


The U.S. Navy is moving towards developing two hull designs as part of the recapitalization of its sealift fleet, reports Defense News.

The Navy launched the Common Hull Auxiliary Multi-Mission Platform program last year to replace its aging fleet of auxiliaries and sealift vessels with new ships based on a common design. The service was initially seeking to develop a single hull that could undertake five different missions.

Based on several studies and industry feedback, the Navy...

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