NASSCO recommends efficiencies to speed up surface ship maintenance

By Lee Hudson / April 4, 2018 at 2:44 PM
SAN DIEGO -- General Dynamics NASSCO, the only design, new-construction and ship-repair facility on the West Coast, is recommending various efficiencies to the Navy for getting vessels out of dry-docking availabilities faster. With an expected uptick in surface ship maintenance over the next six years, Navy acquisition executive Hondo Geurts wrote in a Feb. 9 report to Congress the service is concerned about dry dock availability. Kevin Graney, General Dynamics NASSCO president, told Inside Defense here March 23 the company...

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