Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Future Light Amphibious Warship could be built to mixed naval-commercial standards

5th February 2021 - 16:30 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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Having learned key experiences in the development of the Constellation-class frigates, USN and USMC officials are keen for the LAW to follow a similar path, potentially utilising a parent design.

The USN and USMC future Light Amphibious Warship (LAW) could potentially be built to mixed naval-commercial standards in a bid to keep programme costs under control and the development timeline on track. 

In such an eventuality, platform elements focused on survivability would see naval standards applied, while commercial build ...

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