Reliable, capable, adaptable and survivable all words that describe the LPD 17 San Antonio-class of amphibious warships.
The Amphibious Warship Industrial Base Coalition (AWIBC) urges Congress to provide funding to build the amphibious warships required for the vital missions of the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps team and for the nation’s defense.
Large deck amphibious warships are superior combat ready, warfighting platforms. They are built to sail into harm’s way and serve as a cornerstone of America’s ability to project power.
There are currently not enough U.S. Navy amphibious warships to cover the vital regions around the world, due to a shortage of these ships. Find out why here.
General James Amos, former Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, referred to U.S. Navy amphibious warships as the “Swiss Army Knife” of all naval ships, as well as the “most utilitarian.” Here is why.
September 27, 2016 – As you know, General Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the Marine Corps, expressed concern in recent testimony before your Committee that under current procurement plans…
Companies in 44 states built parts and products to build USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), the U.S. Navy’s newest San Antonio-class amphibious warship which will be commissioned in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 8.