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Navy's 2018 Budget Addresses Readiness Through Maintenance, Spares, Infrastructure Improvements

Navy’s 2018 Budget Addresses Readiness Through Maintenance, Spares, Infrastructure Improvements

Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Helena (SSN-725) arrives at Norfolk Naval Shipyard for a high-priority docking continuous maintenance availability on Aug. 20, 2015. US Navy Photo

This post has been updated to include information from the Pentagon and Navy’s press briefings on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget.

THE PENTAGON — 2018 may be the Navy’s opportunity to dig out of a massive readiness hole found in its aviation enterprise and at the public shipyards, with the Pentagon’s budget request focusing on maintenance and readiness spending. Read More