United Kingdom—Royal Navy Eyes New Littoral Strike Ships To Bolster Amphibious Capabilities

Royal Navy Press Release | 02/13/2019

Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced plans to develop a new class of assault ships to support future Royal Marine operations, reports the British Royal Navy. The littoral strike ships would be able to carry everything from helicopters and fast boats to autonomous underwater vehicles as well as a large number of troops, said a service release on Monday. The vessels would be designed to operate close to the shore. The ships would be forward deployed permanently, providing...

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