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Ranking Member Courtney’s Statement on Approval of Development Phase for Ohio Replacement Submarine

January 6, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney, Ranking Member of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, released the following statement on the approval of the acquisition decision memo (ADM) for the development phase of the Ohio Replacement Program:

“The approval of the acquisition decision memo for the Ohio Replacement is another powerful affirmation that our nation is committed to building this essential component of our national defense,” said Courtney. “This step, along with the pending release of the development request for procurement of the submarine, are among the critical milestones that we will see this year and a reminder that Congress must do all it can now to ensure the success of the program in the future. I look forward to continuing to work on a bipartisan basis to provide the tools and support the Navy and industry needs to meet this national responsibility in the most efficient and cost-effective way.”