New Navy Assessments to Set Foundation for New Six-Year Spending Plan

By Jason Sherman / October 25, 2005 at 5:00 AM
Navy leaders last week launched work on the service's new outyear spending plan to ensure the sea service is well positioned to defend the homeland and contribute to the global war on terrorism, an effort that today is dominated by ground forces, according to Pentagon documents. On Oct. 21, Vice Adm. Ann Rondeau, director of the Navy Staff, directed a series of new assessments be conducted by the end of the year to gauge Navy strengths and weaknesses across a...

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