Wittman requests CBO conduct analysis on building 355-ship fleet

By Lee Hudson / January 27, 2017 at 4:45 PM
The chairman of the House seapower subcommittee has asked the Congressional Budget Office for a report on how quickly the Navy could ramp to build a 355-ship Navy and he will use the findings to frame upcoming congressional hearings. House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Rob Wittman (R-VA) told Inside the Navy that estimates for reaching the 355 number range from 20 to 30 years. The Navy's fleet stands at 274 ships. Wittman sat for an interview...

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