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Senate authorizers direct Navy to focus on lower-tier submarine vendors

By Lee Hudson  
May 25, 2018 at 2:25 PM
A Senate panel is pushing the Navy to focus on submarine industrial base second- and third-tier vendors in its mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill. The mark allots an additional $250 million above the service's $7.15 billion FY-19 request for either economic order quantity procurement or initiatives to expand the submarine industrial base. Senate lawmakers envision the funding to be used for tooling or other items, a Senate Armed Services Committee staffer told reporters May 25. The...

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