WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy will acquire at least nine new destroyers between this year and 2017 after General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls won contracts worth more than $6 billion for the multiyear shipbuilding project.
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Looming across-the-board budget cuts could break contracts and cause higher prices for ships and planes, the U.S. Navy's top civilian leader said Wednesday.
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