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Thursday, April 23, 2015

House Boosts Funds for Nuclear Submarines, Super Hornets and Amphibs

LX(R) Amphibious ShipCongress authorized more funding to pay for next generation ballistic missile submarines, F/A-18 Super Hornets, new amphibious assault ships, Tomahawk missiles and Littoral Combat Ships in several House Armed Services markups of the proposed 2016 defense budget.

The House Armed Services Committee Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee also emphasized that the Navy’s developmental carrier launched drone, the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike system, or UCLASS, needs to be a long-range penetrating strike drone.

Rep. Randy Forbes, the subcommittee chairman, has said the new carrier launched drone should be configured with stealth technology to penetrate enemy air defenses and be engineered to carry and deliver a weapons payload.

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