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Navy Light Amphibious Warship (LAW) Program: Background and Issues for Congress [Updated July 20, 2021]   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Introduction: "This report provides background information and issues for Congress on the Navy's new Light Amphibious Warship (LAW) program, which envisions procuring a class of 24 to 35 new amphibious ships to support the Marine Corps, particularly in implementing a new Marine Corps operational concept called Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations (EABO). The Navy envisions the first LAW being procured in FY2023. The Navy's proposed FY2022 budget requests $13.2 million in research and development funding for the program."

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CRS Report for Congress, R46374
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2021-07-20
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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