CNO Details Navy’s Fiscal 2014 Budget Realities

Even without the uncertainty caused by budget negotiations, it will take years for the Navy to recover from the effects of sequestration, the Chief of Naval Operations told an audience … in Washington Sept 5.  Sequestration and the effects of the continuing budget resolution damaged readiness, Chief of Naval Operations  Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert said.  The Navy’s budget reduction was $11 billion, the admiral said. The service cancelled five ship deployments, and the reduction cut into the service’s surge capacity, he added.  Read the entire article.