Guertin: Navy must 'up our game in understanding how to build ships'

By Nick Wilson / May 15, 2024 at 4:00 PM
The Navy needs to "up our game in understanding how to build ships," a senior service official said today, citing efforts to expand the use of modern design tools and hire more naval architects and marine engineers. Testifying today at a Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee hearing, Assistant Navy Secretary for Research, Development and Acquisition Nickolas Guertin fielded questions on the service’s strategy for tackling significant delays across many of its key submarine and ship acquisition programs. “One of the things...

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