Navy to improve Columbia schedule monitoring as auditors warn of potential delays

By Nick Wilson / January 24, 2023 at 5:11 PM
The Navy will take steps to improve its schedule risk oversight of the Columbia-class submarine program and the resulting risks to the nuclear shipbuilding enterprise, in line with advice from government auditors who warn that no risk analysis has been performed on the lead submarine's construction schedule. A modified version of a sensitive Government Accountability Office report , first published in September and released publicly today, says the Navy’s oversight and long-term planning fail to account for Columbia-class schedule risks,...

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