House Armed Services Committee proposes axing CAPE over amphib debate

By Tony Bertuca / June 12, 2023 at 8:01 PM
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) has submitted legislation that, if included in the final defense authorization bill, would eliminate the Pentagon cost assessment and program evaluation office. A senior congressional aide attributed the move to frustration over the required number of Marine Corps amphibious ships. The proposed elimination of CAPE was included in Rogers’ “ chairman’s mark ” for the fiscal year 2024 defense authorization bill that was released today. The senior congressional aide, who briefed reporters...

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