US lawmakers urge navy officials to refurbish warships and better utilise existing force assets

by Michael Fabey

Members of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) cautioned US Navy (USN) officials during public discussions this month against retiring warships too early and pushed the service to find ways to modernise the existing fleet structure.

HASC members warned USN officials against investing too much in unmanned systems at the expense of effectively maintaining the existing force of aircraft carriers and guided-missile cruisers or upgrading the carrier-embarked air wings.

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Members of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) cautioned US Navy (USN) officials during public...

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