House Seapower Chair Courtney on Budget, Border Wall, Military Construction, Subs, 355-Ship Navy


Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., the chairman of the House Seapower and Expeditionary Forces subcommittee, discusses the outlook for defense spending now that Democrats control the House, naval readiness implications if President Trump declares a national emergency to build a border wall with military construction funding, whether more subs will be built with the $4 billion savings from the deal to buy two Ford-class carriers at the same time, the Navy’s shifting statements on 355-ships and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian on Capitol Hill. We spoke with Courtney, who represents New England’s largest military installation, the Navy’s submarine base in New London, on the sidelines of the Amphibious Warship Industrial Base Coalition.

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