Industry asks lawmakers for stability in shipbuilding plan

By Nick Wilson / February 8, 2023 at 3:42 PM
The Navy's shipbuilding plans provide a "moving target" that is undercutting industry efforts to make necessary investments in personnel and facilities, and is resulting in slow production and maintenance, according to a spokesman for shipbuilders and their suppliers. Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee today, the president of the Shipbuilders Council of America -- an industry group representing 40 companies that own and operate private shipyards and over 100 more affiliated businesses -- pushed back on recent criticism from...

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