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355-Ship Fleet Costs $5B Extra Per Year: CRS

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

The $13 billion supercarrier USS Ford under construction in Newport News, Va.

WASHINGTON: Building the Navy’s 355-ship fleet will be even harder than we thought, according to a new study from the Congressional Research Service. Veteran Navy expert Ronald O’Rourke estimates that, even if US shipyards work 50 percent faster than today, we wouldn’t have enough aircraft carriers until roughly 2030 — 14 years from now — and enough… Keep reading →

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Army Crafts 30-Year Plan To Safeguard Research, Development

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

AUSA: To guide the Army through the coming budget crunch, the service’s acquisition agencies are putting together an unprecedentedly comprehensive 30-year modernization plan. By coming up with a single road map that integrates research, development, procurement, as well as equipment sustainment, they hope to protect the investments they believe are critical to the Army’s long-term… Keep reading →

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