The Navy’s modest shipbuilding request as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 budget shows the Pentagon has “walked away from the 500-ship Navy,” a senior defense analyst said Tuesday. Read More
Tag Archives: FY 2022 Budget
Navy Keeps Next-Generation Fighter Research Costs Classified
The Navy is keeping classified the amount of Fiscal Year 2022 money it wants to develop the next-generation fighter aircraft set to replace the fleet of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, according to service budget documents. Read More
Report on Navy TAGOS(X) Ocean Surveillance Shipbuilding Program
The following is the Congressional Research Service May 27, 2021 In Focus report, Navy TAGOS(X) Ocean Surveillance Shipbuilding Program: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
$715B FY22 Defense Budget Cuts $2.8B in ‘Legacy’ Systems, Reduces Troop Strength
THE PENTAGON – The Defense Department is making cuts to legacy ships and aircraft across the Navy and Air Force and reducing end strength across the force as part of its Fiscal Year 2022 budget, the department announced on Friday. Read More
UPDATED: Fleet Growth Stymied by Navy Budget Request
This post has been updated with additional details from the Department of the Navy’s FY 2022 budget presentation.
The long-delayed Navy fiscal 2022 budget request submitted to Congress May 28 reflects modest increases in several areas but overall shows no significant changes over the previous year, either in weapons procurement or readiness accounts. Read More
Navy Tries to Cut Four Littoral Combat Ships to Save $186M in FY 22 Budget
This story has been updated to include comments from the Navy’s budget briefing.
The Navy wants to cut four Littoral Combat Ships from the fleet as part of a cost-saving measure that will net the service $186 million, according to the service’s latest budget request. Read More