Aircraft procurement, aircraft retirements

UNITED STATES

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 137 (VFA-137) ‘Kestrels’ makes an arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) when underway in the South China Sea.
Mass Communication Specialist Elton Wheeler/US Navy

PRESIDENT DONALD Trump has proposed a FY2019 budget for the US Department of the Navy of $194.1 billion, including Overseas Contingency Operations funds, an increase of $12.6 billion (7%) over the request for 2018. The funding includes increases in aircraft.

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