Gilday offers 'best military advice' for long-term shipbuilding

By Linda Hersey / April 28, 2023 at 3:10 PM
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday told lawmakers Friday that he supports a 30-year shipbuilding plan that calls for the service to increase to 356 crewed ships by fiscal year 2042 and to 367 crewed ships by FY-53. At a House Armed Services Committee budget hearing on the Navy’s FY-24 spending plan, Gilday responded to questions about three alternatives that Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro has presented to Congress for long-term shipbuilding. Members also asked Gilday for guidance on...

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