Frustrated with shipyard delays, Navy officials talk tough on industry

By Nick Wilson / January 11, 2023 at 6:54 PM
Reducing shipyard delays is a top priority for the Navy, according to the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, who expressed deep dissatisfaction today with the performance of the defense industrial base. “I’m not so forgiving to the defense industrial base, I’m just not,” Adm. Daryl Caudle said at the Surface Navy Association’s National Symposium. “We’re talking about warfighting, national security and we’re going against a competitor, a potential adversary, that is like nothing we’ve ever seen, and we keep...

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