Romney Camp Predicts Hitting Shipbuilding Goal By FY-16, Offers Few Details

By Christopher J. Castelli / October 11, 2012 at 5:20 PM
Mitt Romney would boost the Navy's annual shipbuilding rate to 15 vessels during his first term if elected to the White House, the Republican presidential candidate's advisers asserted today, but they did not explain how exactly a Romney administration would achieve the goal. "You can hit it in the first term, definitely in the first term," former Pentagon Comptroller Dov Zakheim said following a breakfast with reporters. The Navy would "be on the path" to the goal by fiscal year...

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