GAO: Unplanned LCS maintenance work threatens schedule delays

By Jordan Wolman / April 29, 2021 at 4:13 PM
Unplanned maintenance work on Littoral Combat Ships is increasing the risk of readying those vessels for operation on time, according to a Government Accountability Office report released today. Of the 18 delivery orders sampled by GAO, at most 10 are able to be completed on time. Those 18 orders included 760 requests for contract changes and 651 requests for growth work, which is additional work identified after a contract award, the report states. A "senior Navy maintenance official" told GAO...

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