Navy maintaining Tomahawk production line with FY-17 purchase (Updated)

By Justin Doubleday / February 3, 2016 at 1:52 PM
(Editor's Note: A previous version of this article quoted Defense Secretary Ash Carter as saying the Navy would invest $2 billion to procure 4,000 Tomahawk missiles across the future years defense program starting in fiscal year 2017. A defense official -- speaking on condition of anonymity because the budget had not yet been officially released -- clarified Carter's statement, saying the Navy would procure 100 Tomahawk missiles in FY-17 and none thereafter. The official added that Carter meant to highlight...

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