Inside the Navy highlights

By Lee Hudson / June 5, 2017 at 10:22 AM

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

1. The Navy has not identified a budget offset to pay for a second Littoral Combat Ship in the fiscal year 2018 request and does not plan to do so until July, Inside the Navy has learned.

Full Story: Navy has not identified offset to pay for second Littoral Combat Ship

2. The Navy is requesting an additional $5.46 billion in its fiscal year 2018 unfunded priorities list, according to documents obtained by Inside Defense.

Full Story: Navy requests additional $5.46B in unfunded priorities for fiscal year 2018

3. The Marine Corps is modifying the delivery schedule for one next-generation amphibious vehicle vendor because of technical problems with the company's offering.

Full Story: USMC amending delivery schedule for next-gen amphib vehicle effort

4. The Navy is working on a long-term investment strategy for public shipyards because the dry docks are outdated and additional capacity is needed to build a 355-ship fleet, according to a service official.

Full story: Navy outlines long-term investment strategy for public shipyard upgrades