22 Jan '13, 8pm

Navy can't scrap ships, but can't fix them either via @starsandstripes #usnavt #military #waste

Navy can't scrap ships, but can't fix them either via @starsandstripes #usnavt #military #waste

The guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens, part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group, based out of Yokosuka, Japan, conducts a routine Western Pacific patrol in September 2012. Paul Kelly/U.S. Navy The Navy is stuck with a number of poorly performing ships it wasn't permitted to scrap but can't afford to fix because Congress hasn't resolved its budget stalemate. Four Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers were on the Navy's decommissioning list for 2013 because repairing and upgrading them would cost billions of dollars. But Congress objected to the cuts and instead authorized money to maintain three of them. That money has yet to materialize. Congress failed to agree on a 2013 budget and instead placed government spending under a continuing resolution - a Band-Aid measure that keeps the government running at 2012 budget levels, with no new appropriations. That le...

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navy.mil 23 Jan '13, 9pm

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