House appropriators slam Navy for destroyer omission, LCS retirement proposal

By Aidan Quigley / July 12, 2021 at 1:07 PM
House appropriators are unhappy with the Navy's decision to cut a destroyer from its fiscal year 2022 budget request but include it as the service's top unfunded priority, according to a new report obtained by Inside Defense . The report, which accompanies the House Appropriations defense subcommittee's FY-22 spending bill, also explains the subcommittee's opposition to the Navy's decision to retire three Littoral Combat Ships and asks the Navy for more information about how it will balance the transition...

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