Foreign shipyard repairs may be viable future option, Del Toro tells House appropriators

By Abby Shepherd / April 10, 2024 at 2:55 PM
Opening the door to repairs on U.S. Navy ships in foreign countries is one way to ease pressure on domestic shipyards -- an idea that will be included in the service's fiscal year 2025 legislative proposals, Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro said today. “The overall concept is to be able to do emergent voyage repairs when ships are deployed away from home court, the continental United States,” Del Toro told Inside Defense following Wednesday’s Navy and Marine Corps budget...

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