Top DOD cost assessor says Navy still working on 'credible pathway' to 355 ships

By Tony Bertuca / August 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM
The Pentagon official slated to become chief of cost assessment and program evaluation said today the Defense Department scrapped the Navy's 30-year shipbuilding plan earlier this year because it did not offer a "credible pathway" to 355 ships, one of President Trump's key campaign promises. John Whitley, the acting CAPE director who has been nominated to run the office as a Senate-confirmed official, told the Senate Armed Services Committee the 30-year shipbuilding plan was not submitted to Congress along with...

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