House Republicans Move to Order Navy to Provide 30-Year Ship Plan

By Zachary M. Peterson / June 1, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Eight Republican members of the House Armed Services Committee submitted a resolution late last month to order the Navy to provide a new 30-year shipbuilding plan, which the service declined to submit with the fiscal year 2010 budget request due to the ongoing Quadrennial Defense Review. The measure, House Resolution 477, was referred to the House Armed Services Committee May 21. The Navy is required by law to provide Congress with its 30-year shipbuilding plan annually, but Chief of Naval...

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