The Navy is warning of looming cuts to ship construction and shipyard repairs, Defense News reports.
Service leaders say it’s because Congress still hasn’t passed a budget for this fiscal year — even as it takes up work on next year’s spending plan.
Defense News reports the continuing resolution amounts to a $5.7 billion cut for the Navy.
Without a permanent budget, the Navy has been forced to make spending decisions on a month-to-month basis.
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