House authorizers seek details on industrial base's ability to bolster 355-ship Navy

By Mallory Shelbourne / June 5, 2019 at 9:42 AM
The House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee is seeking information from the Navy about the industrial base's ability to achieve the service's current goal of a 355-ship fleet. The panel's mark of the fiscal year 2020 defense policy bill , which the subcommittee adopted yesterday, would mandate the Navy secretary present a report detailing how the service "plans to manage the need to grow the shipbuilding workforce as it builds to a 355-ship Navy." The Pentagon would have...

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