Lawmakers question CAPE on amphib requirement, urge multiship procurement in FY-25 budget request

By Nick Wilson / March 1, 2024 at 1:55 PM
In a letter addressed to the Pentagon's director of cost assessment and program evaluation, two senior members of the House Armed Services Committee urged the inclusion of multiship procurement authority for amphibious warships in the Defense Department's soon-to-be-released fiscal year 2025 budget request. Co-authored by seapower subcommittee Chairman Trent Kelly (R-MS) and tactical air and land forces subcommittee Chairman Rob Whittman (R-VA), the March 1 letter says CAPE should “recognize the value of the cost savings generated by multiyear procurement...

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