Senate: Navy pegs potential CHAMP price tag at 'more than $1 billion'

By Justin Katz / April 30, 2019 at 3:32 PM
The Navy estimates a new multimission auxiliary ship meant to recapitalize the aging Ready Reserve Force could cost “more than $1 billion,” according to policy questions sent by Senate lawmakers to the nominee to be the next chief of naval operations. The questions from the Senate Armed Services Committee were sent to Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. William Moran, who was testifying today to be the service's next top admiral. “The range of the department’s cost estimates varies from...

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