Truman Retirement Would Save Pentagon Billions

Credit: USS Harry Truman: USN
The U.S. Navy estimates the Pentagon would save $3.4 billion in procurement funds over the future years defense plan (FYDP) and $1 billion each year in the operations and maintenance account by retiring the USS Harry Truman (CVN 75) early and not paying for the ship’s midlife refueling. The service...

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