Navy Fights to Keep Expensive Projects

The Navy is struggling to defend expensive projects while other military services are worn thin by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Any money the Navy would obtain would come at the expense of the other military services.

Retired Major General Tom Wilkerson, CEO of the U.S. Naval Institute, talks with Steve Inskeep about the Navy's effort to both redefine its maritime strategy and maintain preeminence of the seas.

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