Courtney hails Biden defense budget’s investment in submarines

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

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U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, issued a statement Friday noting that President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for the 2022 fiscal year requests nearly $12 billion for submarine development and construction, “the largest investment in our undersea fleet since the 1980s.”

Biden’s first defense budget totals $715 billion for the Pentagon, an $11 billion increase over the current spending plan.

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Category: Maritime Industry