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Graphic shows U.S. ship requirements according to the 2014 and 2016 Navy Force Structure Assessments.

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Navy expansion plans

January 10, 2017 - With U.S. President-elect Donald Trump demanding more ships, the Navy is proposing the biggest fleet expansion since the end of the Cold War to meet threats from a resurgent Russia and sabre-rattling China. The Navy’s requirement for 355 ships announced in December is even larger than the 350-ship figure pledged by Trump during his presidential campaign.

PUBLISHED:10/01/2017; STORY: Graphic News; ADDITIONAL ARTWORK: U.S. Navy