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355 Ships

The number of U.S. Navy ships called for in the Navy’s most recent force structure review 46-inch premium bridge (from 84 to 160), and an increase of 20 more attack subma- rines. MITRE’s analysis would cancel the littoral combat ship (LCS), but would create some new classes of ships,

Ergonomics on a whole new scale such as conventionally powered light carriers and diesel submarines, for example.

The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA) concluded that 340 ships are required, plus an em- phasis on unmanned vessels—such as smaller combat craft and sub hunting drones--to augment ships and manned air- craft to conduct a variety of operations. 23

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