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Surface Navy 2018: US Navy tees up budget plans

10th January 2018 - 14:34 GMT | by Ashley Roque in Washington, DC


As the US Department of Defense prepares to release a series of strategic plans and its fiscal year 2019 budget request, the navy says it remains focused on growing its fleet of ships and shoring up training.

In December 2017, the Trump Administration unveiled its National Security Strategy — a broad document outlining major national security concerns that will set the tone for the release of the National Defence Strategy later this month. 

The Pentagon is slated to release its FY 2019 budget request in February. While the navy contends that it is committed to growing to a 355-ship fleet,

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Ashley Roque


Ashley Roque

Ashley Roque joined Shephard Media in January 2018 as its North American Editor, based in …

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