House seapower subcommittee adds second destroyer, upset about omission

By Aidan Quigley / July 27, 2021 at 2:56 PM
The House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee is recommending funding a second destroyer after the Navy omitted the ship from its budget request. Committee aides told reporters Tuesday the subcommittee shares the House Appropriations defense subcommittee's concerns about the Navy gaming the budget process by leaving out a ship but listing it first on the unfunded priorities list . The Navy had been expected to procure two destroyers, but only included one in its budget. Last year, the...

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