Army warns of Navy deficiencies

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The Army is warning Congress of a looming deficiency in the nation’s ability to carry out a war if necessary

Defense News reported the problem is that as U.S. Navy ships get older, they soon may become inadequate to deliver equipment in the case of a war.

The report explained, citing a G-4 logistics shop document, that by 2024, the nation’s surge sealift capacity – the volume of equipment and vehicles the Navy could deliver on time – would not meet the minimum standards.

The fleet will be responsible for moving some 90 percent of Army and Marine equipment.

“By 2034, 70 percent of

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