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SecNav Details Gaps Between Navy & Pentagon Shipbuilding Plans

Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Paul McLeary  |  March 11, 2020  |  Breaking Defense

 

“My view on that is if we're not ever really going to get to 12, why are we wargaming around 12,” Modly told reporters in his office Tuesday. “Why are we not war gaming around what we most likely will have, and then figure out how we manage risk in those areas?”

PENTAGON: Frustrated with Pentagon-run war games that contributed to the Defense Secretary taking over the Navy’s shipbuilding plans, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly on Tuesday said be believes planners should not have added a phantom 12th aircraft carrier to the mix, an extra ship the Navy won’t have until the 2060s. 

“My view on that is, if we’re not ever really going to get to 12, why are we wargaming around 12,” Modly told two reporters in his office Tuesday. “Why are we not war gaming around what we most likely will have, and then figure out how we manage risk in those areas?” READ MORE...

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