Continuing Resolution Delays Afloat Forward Staging Base

By Christopher J. Castelli / October 18, 2013 at 8:32 PM
The continuing resolution's limitation on starting new acquisition endeavors will delay the Navy's Afloat Forward Staging Base program, a spokesman for Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale's office said today. "One of the consequences of a continuing resolution is that the Department of Defense is unable to initiate new programs of record, known as new starts," said Pentagon spokesman Cmdr. Bill Urban. "One major defense acquisition program that will be delayed is the Afloat Forward Staging Base, which will provide further flexibility...

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