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US Navy to buy pair of aircraft carriers

3rd January 2019 - 12:15 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC

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The US Navy has received DoD approval to buy the third and fourth Ford-class aircraft carriers in one contract instead of two, an approach that is expected to create efficiencies that will save $4 billion compared to purchasing the ships individually.

DoD acquisition chief Ellen Lord signed off on ...

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