Procurement: June 24, 2001


: More line items from that $5.6 billion the Bush Administration asked Congress to add to the defense budget: 

@ $84 million for cost overruns on the new carrier CVN-76

@ $65 million for cost overruns on a new amphibious ship

@ $41 million for cost overruns on two Aegis destroyers

@ $32 million for cost overruns on the new Virginia-class nuclear submarine

@ $49 million for the C-17 air transport program

@ $45 million to repair the USS Cole

@ $36 million to recover the bodies from the Japanese fishing boat sunk by a US submarine

@ $48 million for a new Heavy Lift space launcher

@ $33 million for Navy and Marine "force protection"--Stephen V Cole




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