Senate authorizers include most of Wicker's surface warfare reform provisions

By Justin Katz  
June 8, 2018 at 1:03 PM
The Senate Armed Services Committee's version of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill adopts several provisions from a surface warfare reform bill introduced earlier this year by an influential Republican senator. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), chairman of the Senate Armed Services seapower subcommittee, in February introduced the Surface Warfare Enhancement Act . The senator's bill leveraged recommendations from the Navy's strategic readiness review and comprehensive review along with recommendations from the Government Accountability Office, Inside the Navy...

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