The Insider

Inside the Navy highlights

By Lee Hudson  
February 26, 2018 at 10:07 AM

Some must-reads from this week's issue of Inside the Navy:

1. The Defense Department's fiscal year 2019 budget request includes funding for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program's new Follow-On Modernization plan, dubbed Continuous Capability Development and Delivery, but it is unclear whether the projection incorporates a new cost estimate for the effort.

Full Story: Budget request includes funding profile for new F-35 Block 4 strategy

2. The Marine Corps will conduct a yearlong analysis of alternative for the Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle program, which is a new-start effort in the fiscal year 2019 budget request.

Full Story: Marines commence new vehicle program analysis of alternatives

3. The Navy has identified a slew of modifications for its Littoral Combat Ship program and is requesting $70 million in fiscal year 2019 to begin tackling those projects.

Full Story: Navy identifies slew of Littoral Combat Ship modifications