THE PENTAGON — The U.S. Navy’s proposed fiscal 2014 budget strengthens the nation’s carrier force, more than doubling the funding request from fiscal 2013 for the CVN-78 Ford-class program slated to replace the aging Nimitz fleet. The Navy is requesting about $1.7 billion in funding in fiscal 2014, compared to $781.7 million the previous fiscal year. Of that fiscal 2014 total, about $1.5 billion is slated for procurement, while the remaining $147.1 million is meant for research, ...

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