U.S. Navy Struggling With Readiness

Credit: U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley
The U.S. Navy is facing a readiness issue, with its older-model F/A-18 fighter jets tied up in maintenance, leading to reduced flight-training hours. Navy flight hours have decreased to about 853,389 in 2015, from about 1.2 million in 2002, according to the Naval Safety Center. Navy and U.S. Marine...

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