U.S. Navy Sustains Carriers, Destroyers; Cuts LCS-Frigate Force

THE PENTAGON — The U.S. Navy’s fiscal 2017 plan maintains its funding for carriers and destroyers but – as recently directed by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter – cuts down on the number of Littoral Combat Ships and fast frigate successor vessels. With $2.7 billion requested in fiscal 2017, the...

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