CNO Gilday Wants Industry to Focus on Shipbuilding, Readiness Not Lobbying for Aircraft ‘We Don’t Need’

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday speaks at the Sea Air Space 2021 symposium on Aug. 2, 2021. US Navy Photo

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The head of the Navy said defense contractors directly lobbying Congress to buy certain defense systems is taking attention away from the service’s spending priorities.

“It’s not the 90s anymore,” Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday said today at the Navy League’s 2021 Sea-Air-Space conference. What is needed is a sense of urgency when it comes to...

https://news.usni.org/2021/08/02/cno-gilday-wants-industry-to-focus-on-shipbuilding-readiness-not-lobbying-for-aircraft-we-dont-need

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