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From UPI.com: Navy outlines 30-year plan for ship repair, upgrades at Congressional hearing

 

From UPI.com: Navy outlines 30-year plan for ship repair, upgrades at Congressional hearing

27 Nov 2018
UPI.com | By Stephen Carlson

Nov. 27 (UPI) — Navy leaders told Congress on Tuesday that time and stable budgets will be required to sort out vessel maintenance delays and backlogs at the nation’s public shipyards, and outlined a 30-year vessel repair and upgrade plan they will issue next spring.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition James Geurts testified that the 30-year plan would let them have a baseline over what will be required in shipyard capacity for both existing and future ships — one which they do not have at the moment.


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