Inside the Navy - March 5, 2018

Navy seeks $1.5B in unfunded priorities with bulk going to maintenance

March 02, 2018 |
Lee Hudson Tony Bertuca
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The Navy is requesting $1.5 billion in unfunded priorities for fiscal year 2019 with the bulk going to ship maintenance, according to the service's fiscal year 2019 unfunded priorities list. The service is seeking $176 million for shipyard investment acceleration for public shipyards and $121 million for a graving dry dock repair. The request "funds an upgrade to the existing Naval Base San Diego graving dry dock to accommodate the DDG-51 class," according to the document. "Upgrades include the addition...

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