With future budget reductions all but implemented, the chief of naval operations is underscoring the Navy's major defense acquisition priorities. Adm. Jonathan Greenert says the Navy will deliver the first-of-class USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) aircraft carrier in fiscal 2015 and maintain and modernize carrier air wings by fielding more F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, E/A-18 Growlers and E-2D Hawkeyes. The service will also deliver the USS America (LHA-6) in 2014, extend the service lives of its ...

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