U.S. Navy Wants $2B Jump In Weapons With Focus On Long Range

The USS Chaffee fires a Tomahawk Block V cruise missile during a test.

Credit: U.S. Navy
The U.S. Navy wants an increase in critical, long-range munitions and would use recently enacted congressional authorization to start multiyear procurement of several. The service’s fiscal 2024 budget request, unveiled March 13, includes $6.9 billion for weapons, a $2 billion increase over fiscal...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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