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Report: Trump’s Proposed Fiscal 2018 Defense Budget Would Fund 9 Combat Ships

President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for fiscal 2018 would allocate $603 billion in funds for defense, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Government officials told Bloomberg that the proposed defense budget would appropriate funds for the acquisition of nine warships that include the addition of one DDG-51 Flight III guided-missile destroyer ship built by Huntington …

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Scout Warrior: Navy Considers Alternative Configurations to Aircraft Carriers Through New Study

Senior U.S. Navy officials have said the service branch launched a study in 2015 to evaluate possible alternatives to aircraft carriers as it prepares to accept and operate the USS Gerald R. Ford ship later this year, Scout Warrior reported Wednesday. Kris Osborn writes the study aims to assess new acquisition approaches, configurations and …

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