House panel adds second destroyer, blocks Navy SLCM-N development

By Aidan Quigley / June 29, 2021 at 3:28 PM
House appropriators want to pay for a second destroyer, eliminate funding for the sea-launched nuclear cruise missile program and block the decommissioning of three Littoral Combat Ships in their draft mark of fiscal year 2022 defense spending legislation . The House Appropriations defense subcommittee would provide $915 million above the Navy's shipbuilding request for a total of $23.5 billion in shipbuilding. The subcommittee today released a draft of the FY-22 defense spending bill, which would add $1.7 billion in Pentagon...

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