An Analysis of the Navy's Amphibious Warfare Ships for Deploying Marines Overseas

November 18, 2011
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Between 2012 and 2041, the Navy will: purchase 20 amphibious ships at a cost of about $50 billion; retire 22 amphibious ships; and meet or exceed the 33-ship goal between 2017 and 2031 but fall below the goal the rest of the time.