The U.S. Navy is sounding the alarm over how an extended continuing budget resolution in fiscal 2020 would affect the military’s aircraft carrier fleet and aviation readiness. A continuing resolution (CR) extending through fiscal 2020 would not allow the service to fulfill a $774 million contract obligation to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding for a two-ship buy of next-generation aircraft carriers CVN 80 and CVN 81, which the Navy says will save the ...

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