House Panel To Include Funding For 11th Carrier In Defense Mark

By Olga Belogolova / April 29, 2014 at 3:56 PM
The House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee's portion of the fiscal year 2015 defense authorization bill would call on the Navy to fund an 11th aircraft carrier and require a review of the service’s solicitation for its Unmanned Carrier-Launched Surveillance and Strike program, according to the subcommittee chairman. The Navy's FY-15 budget request, released in March, did not include funding for the refueling of the George Washington carrier (CVN-73). But Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) asserted that Congress will...

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