Defense leaders emphasize FY-24 construction dollars for naval infrastructure

By Linda Hersey / April 18, 2023 at 6:14 PM
The Navy's fiscal year 2024 construction budget includes $6 billion in projects to develop platforms and weapon systems, modernize utilities and reinvest in infrastructure, Defense Department leaders told a House Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday. The Navy is asking for another $6 billion in construction funding to maintain existing infrastructure and more than $300 million to demolish obsolete facilities. The House Appropriations military construction, veterans' affairs and related agencies subcommittee heard testimony on proposals that range from funding shipyard optimization at the...

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