Navy Says Sequester Will Hurt Ability To Buy, Deploy Ships

Law360, New York (September 16, 2013, 6:23 PM EDT) -- The Navy's chief information officer said Saturday that another round of sequestration cuts would sharply limit the Navy's ability to deploy ships around the world, buy new ones, and maintain the kind of presence that has allowed it to quickly prepare for a potential attack in Syria.

The cost of the Navy's deployment of ships in the eastern Mediterranean was raised during Congressional debates about whether or not to authorize a strike in retaliation for Syria's use of chemical weapons in its civil war. And Chief...
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