Speier amendment would codify Carter's cut to LCS program

By Justin Doubleday / April 26, 2016 at 3:24 PM
( UPDATED April 27: Speier offered and then, following a short debate, withdrew the LCS amendment during the House Armed Services Committee's consideration of the FY-17 defense policy bill mark-up on April 27.) An amendment to the House Armed Services Committee's version of the defense policy bill would codify Defense Secretary Ash Carter's cut to the Littoral Combat Ship program that capped procurement at 40 ships and directed the Navy to downselect to one variant of the small...

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