Navy official: Service owes industry 355-ship fleet 'demand signal' in future budgets

By Lee Hudson / October 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Navy owes industry a "demand signal" in future budgets of its commitment to growing the fleet to 355-ships, according to a service official. Rear Adm. William Galinis, program executive officer for ships, told reporters here Oct. 26 after a presentation at an expeditionary warfare conference that the fiscal year 2017 budget was about restoring the readiness account and the goal of the FY-18 budget was about replenishing spare parts. "I think you're going to start to...

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