The following is the March 12, 2018 Congressional Research Service Legal Sidebar: Threats to National Security Foiled? A Wrap Up of New Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum. Read More
The following is the March 15, 2018 Congressional Budget Office report: Comparing a 355-Ship Fleet With Smaller Naval Forces. Read More
Sub builder General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $696.2 million contract modification for long-lead materials for the next for Virginia-class submarines – the first of the Block V attack boats.
The following is the March 6, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues. Read More
The Navy does not intend to increase the number of average deployed ships by 31 in the next five years, despite stating those numbers in its Fiscal Year 2019 Budget materials. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Navy’s top weapons buyer was on Capitol Hill this week pitching block buy contracting authority as a way for the service to cut both the cost of large programs and time required to field capabilities.
CAPITOL HILL — Following the release of new national security and defense strategies, the Navy is undertaking a new Fleet Structure Assessment that could alter its stated goal of a 355-ship fleet, senior service officials told Congress this week. Read More
CAPITOL HILL — Navy leaders told lawmakers today the Fiscal Year 2019 budget request and long-range shipbuilding plan were both crafted with industrial base health in mind, despite worries from some congressmen and shipbuilders that the plan was full of missed opportunities. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – If Congress is willing to pay for it, Navy leaders think they could get to a 355-ship Navy by the 2030s. Read More
The Pentagon announced several high-ranking Navy nominations for the top spots at U.S. Fleet Forces, the U.S. Submarine Force and the Navy’s cyber arm in a Wednesday news release. Read More