Secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite recently said the service was able to find $46 billion in savings to shift to shipbuilding for a larger future fleet that will be matched by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. Noting that Esper credits him with finding $46 billion in savings, Braithwaite said ...

The chair of the House Armed Services Committee said Wednesday he is “unconvinced” on pursuing a deep cut to the defense budget, adding he could see a likely reduction of $10 to 20 billion in the coming years rather than a 10 to 20 percent overall cut. Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) also told ...