USA—Acting Navy Secretary Says Tough Choices To Be Made On Major Acquisition Programs

Defense News | 06/10/2021

A recent memo by acting Navy Secretary Thomas Harker warns that the service will need to move forward with only one of its three major modernization programs due to budget limitations, reports Defense News. The Navy will not have the funds to move forward with three of its priorities -- the DDG(X) destroyer program; the SSN(X) attack submarine; or the Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) fighter aircraft program -- in the fiscal 2023 budget cycle. The service will need to pick one to...

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