Pentagon Pursuing Two-Ship Carrier Buy, Lawmaker Says

Credit: Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.): Office of Congressman Joe Courtney
In a “buzzer beater” before the end of the calendar year, the Pentagon notified Congress it will pursue a two-ship aircraft carrier buy for CVN 80 and CVN 81, saving taxpayers $4 billion compared to purchasing the platforms separately, a senior lawmaker told Aerospace DAILY. Rep. Joe Courtney (D...

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