The Navy’s FY 2020 budget request cuts numerous Textron Inc. [TXT] Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC)-100 craft from the Future Years Defense Programs (FYDP) schedule due to contractor delays. In FY ’19, the Navy budget planned to procure eight SSCs per year from FY ...

While U.S. Navy/Marine Corps requirements call for 38 amphibious ships to support the simultaneous deployment of two Marine Expeditionary Brigades, the Navy has not budgeted for any such ships in its FY 2020 budget. The requirements call for 12 LHDs or LHAs, 13 LPDs, and 13 LSDs or LPD Flight II ...