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Navy seeks to reprogram millions for surface fleet reforms

Justin Katz   | July 17, 2018
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...

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