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Hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp bring you the latest news affecting the federal community each weekday morning, featuring interviews with top government executives and contractors. Listen live from 6 to 9 a.m. or download archived interviews on our daily show blogs.
Federal Drive Show Blog - May 13, 2013
Monday - 5/13/2013, 10:18am EDT
The armed services are all wrestling with how to maintain mission and readiness in the most difficult budget position since the end of the cold war. The Navy, in theory at least, is supposed to be building toward a 313-ship fleet. But is that realistic given the 2012 budget agreement and the 2013 sequestration? We asked Guy Stitt, the president of the the analysis and advisory firm AMI International in Bremerton, Wash. He pointed out a recent long-range ship-building plan issued by Sean Stackley, the assistant Navy Secretary for Research, Development and Acquisition called for 313 ships.
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Emily Kopp of the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp reported live today from the annual Excellence in Government in downtown Washington, D.C. Listen to all of the conference interviews here.
From Our Reporters
New calculations by the Office of Management and Budget have determined that sequestration will have little to no impact on the Department of Defense's 2013 budget for military construction programs. But while there will be ample funds to build new facilities, maintaining existing ones is another matter. Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu has more.
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