An Analysis of the Navy's Fiscal Year 2019 Shipbuilding Plan


The Navy’s 2019 shipbuilding plan calls for expanding the fleet to 355 battle force ships. On average, implementing the plan would cost 80 percent more per year than the funding for shipbuilding that the Navy has received in recent decades.

Data and Supplemental Information

Corrections and Updates

On January 2, 2019, CBO reposted this report and the file of supplemental data with corrections to the values underlying Figure 8. On November 5, 2019, CBO reposted the report and the file to correct a labeling error in Figure 9.