Courtney says lawmakers will 'correct' Navy's 'mistake' on Virginia sub request

By Justin Katz / April 21, 2020 at 2:59 PM
An influential House lawmaker says his subcommittee will fix the "mistake" the Navy made in its fiscal year 2021 budget request when the service sought only one Virginia-class submarine. "The Navy's No. 1 unfunded requirement which was to restore the Virginia boat in 2021," Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) told Inside Defense in an interview this week when asked about his priorities for the upcoming annual defense policy bill. "We're working on that issue and I think that we're going to...

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