Luria: OSD's topline process is roadblock to bigger Navy fleet

By Audrey Decker / September 14, 2022 at 2:46 PM
Amidst unclear targets for the Navy's fleet size, a House lawmaker cites the process of distributing the Defense Department's budget among the three services as a major hindrance for the Navy if it wants to build a bigger fleet. Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA), a member of the House Armed Services seapower subcommittee and a former surface warfare officer, argued that the Defense Department’s objectives must drive requirements. “More of the resources need to go to the Navy and the Air...

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