Geurts says Navy is accelerating, not delaying, contract awards in response to COVID-19

By Justin Katz / March 25, 2020 at 2:39 PM
The Navy's acquisition executive says he is pushing the service to accelerate upcoming contract awards in response to the global coronavirus pandemic. "We are not slowing down what we have planned to award and when we plan to award it. We're actually accelerating that wherever we can," Geurts told reporters by phone during a roundtable today. The Navy this year has several major shipbuilding contracts to award, such as the detail design and construction of the next-generation frigate. The contract...

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