Inside the Navy - May 14, 2018

House lawmakers direct SECNAV to present long-range strike options

By Lee Hudson  
May 11, 2018 at 3:38 PM
Members of the House Armed Services Committee are concerned the Navy's carrier air wing is not configured to support long-range strikes required by the current and future threat and requests the service secretary brief Congress on options that include manned and unmanned capabilities to fulfill the requirement. The provision also requests the Navy detail its plans for the Next Generation Air Dominance Capability or F/A-XX, which is the service's sixth generation fighter. Committee member Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) submitted the...

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