Navy will submit 30-year shipbuilding plan that does not reflect plans for 355-ship fleet

By Lee Hudson / June 21, 2017 at 1:20 PM
The Navy will submit a 30-year shipbuilding plan in fiscal year 2018 that does not reflect its plans for a 355-ship fleet because the budget does not support growing the force, according to a service official. Despite the Navy's force structure assessment and President Trump's campaign promise to grow the fleet, the service cannot outline its intentions in the 30-year shipbuilding plan due to congressional legislation, Allison Stiller, who is performing the duties of the Navy acquisition executive, told the...

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