Meier: 'I need carriers to come out on time'

By Linda Hersey / April 4, 2023 at 6:13 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- Navy Rear Adm. John Meier, speaking at the Sea-Air-Space conference Tuesday, called the capacity for shipyards to meet construction and delivery dates a "national imperative." “I need carriers to come out on time. Everything else from my perspective is an excuse,” Meier, the commander of Naval Force Atlantic, said during a panel discussion on naval air strategy. Asked about steps necessary for getting “new construction” carriers out to sea, Meier responded: “We all recognize our shipyards...

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