Navy submits multiyear buy offer to Congress for nine destroyers plus an option ship

By Audrey Decker / June 2, 2022 at 2:59 PM
The Navy has submitted a legislative proposal to Congress for a multiyear ship buy that includes nine destroyers plus an option ship and lays out $1.7 billion in savings if the offer is accepted. The service’s 30-year shipbuilding plan states the fiscal year 2023 budget funds 10 DDG-51 destroyers from FY-23 through FY-27, at a steady rate of two destroyers per year. The Navy would have to add $1.7 billion to its shipbuilding budget through the next five years if...

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