Navy has several high-profile programs at risk under six-month CR

By Lee Hudson / October 11, 2017 at 7:30 AM
The Navy has several high profile acquisition programs at risk if Congress adopts a six-month continuing resolution -- the Joint Strike Fighter, Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine and the Ford-class aircraft carrier. Congress passed a three-month continuing resolution in September, and until a budget deal is passed the stopgap spending measure may be extended. Seven procurement contracts will be delayed under a six-month continuing resolution. The programs include a block buy for the T-AO fleet oiler, the T-ATs, towing, salvage and...

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