Mabus to Focus on Navy Acquisitions

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

An April 28 report from Reuters stated that Ray Mabus, President Barack Obama's nominee to become Navy Secretary, vowed to put an intense focus on cost overrun and acquisition reform if confirmed for the job. Mabus said he would be closely involved with the Pentagon's upcoming Quadrennial Defense Review, if confirmed, and said it could lead to changes in the Navy's shipbuilding plan, which now calls for a 313-ship fleet.

(Source: Reuters)

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