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Hawaii first to get new warships that can pull up onto beaches

  • COURTESY SEA TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS
                                A rendering of a possible stern-landing vessel for Marine Corps use.

    COURTESY SEA TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS

    A rendering of a possible stern-landing vessel for Marine Corps use.

  • COURTESY CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
                                A stern-landing Marine Corps Light Amphibious Warship design envisioned by Sea Transport Solutions.

    COURTESY CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

    A stern-landing Marine Corps Light Amphibious Warship design envisioned by Sea Transport Solutions.

The Marine Corps later this year plans to activate in Hawaii its first-ever Marine Littoral Regiment — the centerpiece of a sweeping force redesign enabling troops to operate in small units with ship-killing missiles. Read more

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