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Sen. Thad Cochran: 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill to Allocate $21.2B for Navy Shipbuilding

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) has said a defense appropriations bill that the House and Senate agreed upon would provide $21.2 billion for the U.S. Navy‘s shipbuilding programs, Defense News reported Friday. Christopher Diamond writes Cochran said the legislation seeks to increase ship construction funds at the Navy by $2.8 billion for fiscal 2017 and fund …

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Rep. Mac Thornberry Expects Trump Administration to Request Supplemental Defense Budget

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) has said he expects President-elect Donald Trump’s administration to file a supplemental bill to the defense budget measure for fiscal year 2017 “as soon as they get their feet on the ground,” The Hill reported Wednesday. “Part of the reason we’re challenged right now …

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Naval War College Unveils New Maritime Research Institute at Rhode Island Campus

The U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island has opened a new facility that will focus on studying Russia’s increasing role in the global maritime environment. The Russia Maritime Studies Institute will examine Russian maritime strategies and operations for the U.S. Navy as well as develop and execute a research agenda through independent and collaborative …

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