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Preserving the Navy’s Forward Presence with a Smaller Fleet

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49989-ForwardPresence_0.pdf

Proposes options for how the Navy could maintain a forward presence similar to the current one with future smaller budgets through deploying ships for longer periods, basing more ships and crews overseas, and assigning multiple crews to some ships to allow for longer deployments.  From the Congressional Budget Office