Coalition advocates for advance funds for nuclear-powered aircraft carriers

By Linda Hersey / March 21, 2023 at 1:57 PM
Rick Giannini, who leads the Aircraft Carrier Industrial Base Coalition (ACIBC), is meeting with congressional leaders this week to advocate for the advance funding of two nuclear-powered aircraft carriers that would be built over the next eight years. The fiscal year 2024 defense budget calls for $1.1 billion for the Enterprise (CVN-80) and $800 million for the Doris Miller (CVN-81). This represents continued funding for a two-ship buy awarded in 2019. In addition, the coalition is supporting advance funding for...

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