Pentagon submits Navy legislative proposal to alter ship overhaul funding availability

By Mallory Shelbourne, Tony Bertuca / March 20, 2020 at 12:55 PM
The Pentagon earlier this year submitted several Navy legislative proposals to lawmakers, including one that would alter how the service could utilize funding for ship overhaul and maintenance. According to the text of the proposal, obtained by Inside Defense and sent to Congress March 6, the legislative recommendation would add “modernization, maintenance and repair” to the appropriations available under ship “overhaul.” “The proposal would also clarify the applicability of the statute to the range of ship work efforts consistent...

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