Navy 'Needs Ideas Now' To Meet Future Fleet's 355-Ship Goal

Law360, Nashville (October 30, 2017, 7:12 PM EDT) -- Navy Secretary Richard Spencer struck back Saturday at claims by his acting undersecretary that the Navy won't meet its goal of a 355-ship fleet anytime in the next several decades, while touting plans to partner with industry to help speed up shipbuilding, saying "we need ideas now" to meet the ambitious goal.

The Navy is in sync with President Donald Trump’s campaign promise of a 350-ship Navy, pushing toward its own internal goal of 355 ships based on a future threat assessment, Spencer said in a...
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