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Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday said the Navy’s funding levels have remained “flat relative to inflation for over a decade."
“The people who want to spend more than the Biden number have built a lot of support, and yes, I think that is a potential bipartisan pathway,” says House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith. “I don’t support it, I don’t think that’s where we should go, but at the end of the day, I have one vote.”
House appropriators proposed $1.7 billion more for weapons procurement and $1.6 billion less for development and testing of cutting-edge technologies meant to deter China.
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson is meeting with acting Air Force Secretary John Roth and Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. Jay Raymond to hash out the final details of pitching a two-part military service.
In FY21 spending bills, Congress is continuing to push back on the Army's decision to curb fielding the latest CH-47 variant to the active force.
By Jen Judson