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Shrinking Navy

Posted in uncategorized with tags , , on May 14, 2022 by andelino

Joe Biden may be increasing American defense spending, but not enough to save the U.S. Navy.

As Russian President Vladimir Putin ratcheted up the battle for control of eastern Ukraine, Joe Biden asked America’s Congress for an $813 billion defense budget next year. This budget is 10 percent larger than the current defense budget. Yet this increase is barely enough to keep pace with inflation. So, the United States Navy will continue on its trajectory toward a smaller fleet. Biden wants to spend 22 percent of next year’s defense budget on the Navy, giving the Navy enough resources to build nine new battleships while retiring 24 old battleships.

Read more at “The Incredible Shrinking Navy”

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