12 Feb '18, 11pm

Navy's 30-Year Plan Charts Course to 355 Ships By 2050s

Navy's 30-Year Plan Charts Course to 355 Ships By 2050s

After two years of modest budget requests, speculation has run high that the Navy is abandoning its goal of reaching a 355-ship fleet . But a new 30-year shipbuilding plan released by the service alongside its fiscal 2019 budget request Monday shows a path to its desired buildup that increases procurement of large and small combatants and leverages service-life extension programs to reach the 355-ship target sometime after 2050. The plan would reach established goals for each ship class in that timeframe except for carriers, which would not achieve a target of 12 ships until after 2060, according to the plan. But officials note that the strategy is also scalable, allowing the Navy to accelerate the building. "The Navy realizes that a plan to achieve today's warfighting requirement in three decades represents an unacceptable pace in the context of the current and predicted ...

Full article: https://www.military.com/dodbuzz/2018/02/12/navys-30-year...

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