Navy, OMB in negotiations on LCS budget offset; expected to notify Congress before July 4 recess

By Lee Hudson / June 22, 2017 at 11:10 AM
(Editor's note: Subsequent to publication, Inside Defense received information that the budget offset was coming from future carrier funding. The Enterprise (CVN-80) is included in that line item.) The Navy and the Office of Management and Budget are in discussions over the budget offset for a second Littoral Combat Ship in the fiscal year 2018 budget and plan to notify Congress of their decision before the July 4 recess, multiple sources confirmed to Inside Defense . The Navy initially...

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