An Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2016 Shipbuilding Plan

October 29, 2015

CBO estimates that the cost of the Navy’s 2016 shipbuilding plan—an average of about $20 billion per year (adjusted for inflation) over 30 years—would be $4 billion higher than the funding that the Navy has received in recent decades.

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A subsequent version of this report was published in February 2017.

Corrections and Updates

Corrections: On October 30, 2015, CBO reposted this report with corrections to graphical elements of Box 1.