Daily News

Navy seeks to reprogram millions for surface fleet reforms

By Justin Katz  
July 17, 2018 at 3:03 PM
The Navy is asking Congress for permission to transfer funds to improve the saftey conditions within the surface fleet following two high-profile collisions in U.S. 7th Fleet last summer, according to a reprogramming request obtained by Inside Defense. The service wants to reprogram $7 million to "plan and execute a forward-looking learning culture in the aftermath of the two ship collisions," referring to the collisions of the destroyers John S. McCain (DDG-56) and Fitzgerald (DDG-62). "Consulting group will partner...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on the Trump administration's defense buildup and the response by the coming Democrat-controlled House of Representatives.

Log in to access this content.