Navy, Marine Corps Seek $127.3 Billion in FY-07

By Christopher J. Castelli, Jason Ma, Zachary M. Peterson / February 6, 2006 at 5:00 AM
The Pentagon's fiscal year 2007 budget request seeks $127.3 billion for the Navy Department, including $16.8 billion for the Marine Corps, according to budget documents released today. Compared to the FY-06 budget enacted by Congress, the proposed plan would increase the department's budget by $4.9 billion ($4.1 billion for the Navy and $800 million for the Marine Corps). For anyone familiar with the draft long-term ship construction plan that has been available on for weeks, today's Navy press briefing...

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