House panel mandates details on public shipyard maintenance work, cuts funding

By Jason Sherman / July 10, 2020 at 12:15 PM
A House panel is proposing deep cuts to the Navy's fiscal year 2021 request for ship maintenance, repair and modernization, admonishing the service for its execution of a private contracted ship maintenance pilot program that aims to help address persistent and substantial maintenance delays that hamper the Navy's ability to restore readiness. The House Appropriations defense subcommittee is recommending in its mark of the FY-21 military spending bill $815.9 million for ship maintenance, repair and modernization, a cut of $444...

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