Aviation Spares Top Navy's $532 Million Unfunded Wish List For Fiscal Year 2011

By Zachary M. Peterson / February 22, 2010 at 5:00 AM
The Navy would like an additional $532 million in its fiscal year 2011 budget for aviation spares as well as ship and aviation depot maintenance, according to the service's annual list of unfunded requirements sent to Congress Feb. 12. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead notes the Navy could use an extra $423 million for aviation spares to support fleet aircraft. "Aircraft spares and repair parts demand experienced 40 percent requirements increase largely due to V-22, EA-18G, F/A-18E/F and...

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