FY19 Budget Request Will Include 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan

FY19 Budget Request Will Include 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan

CAPITOL HILL – Next month's Pentagon budget request to Congress will include a 30-year shipbuilding plan, Navy leadership said today.

The Navy in recent years has written 30-year shipbuilding plans that outline upcoming ship procurement and decommissionings to give a detailed idea of what the fleet will look like in the near-, mid- and long-term. Though the plans lose fidelity in the out-years, they are still helpful planning tools for industry, lawmakers, analysts, the media and more. However, the Navy did not release a 30-year plan with its Fiscal Year 2018 or five-year spending projections.

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