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Senate appropriators would stop carrier block buy, direct briefing on sub base

Justin Katz   | June 29, 2018
Senate appropriators in their version of the defense spending bill seek to prohibit the Navy from executing in fiscal year 2019 a block-buy strategy for the next two aircraft carriers and want a briefing on the submarine industrial base, according to the report accompanying the committee's bill. The Senate committee passed its version of the bill yesterday, and it now awaits a vote on the Senate floor. The full House also passed its version of the defense spending bill yesterday...

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