Surface Navy 2021: US Navy to test missile operations on LPDs to enhance sea control

by Michael Fabey

The US Navy (USN) will be testing and reviewing the potential of added-missile capability on San Antonio-class LPD-17 landing platform dock vessels to gain better sea control, said US Marine Corps (USMC) Major General Tracy King, director of USN Expeditionary Warfare.

“LPDs need the ability to reach out and defend themselves and sink another ship, Maj Gen King said during a media discussion in advance of the virtual Surface Navy Association 2021 National Symposium, which begins on 11 January.

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The US Navy (USN) will be testing and reviewing the potential of added-missile capability on San Ant...

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