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Navy Looks to Expand Operational Use of Joint High Speed Vessels

The U.S. Navy has deployed its Joint High Speed Vessel at international military exercises as the branch aims to extend the platform’s function beyond transporting cargo and personnel, DoD Buzz reported Monday. Kris Osborn writes the military service is looking to use JHSVs to complement amphibious ships or other maritime …

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Sean Stackley: Navy Plans to Buy 52 Littoral Combat Ships

The U.S. Navy is hoping to procure 52 littoral combat ships under a $37 billion program, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes the LCS program covers the purchase of vessels built with technology packages for surface warfare, anti-submarine and mine-countermeasure operations. “We have a valid requirement for 52 ships …

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