Navy issues solicitation for the Boise to private shipyards due to backlog at public yards

By Lee Hudson / March 21, 2017 at 10:49 AM
The Navy recently issued a solicitation to private shipyards for the overhaul of the attack submarine Boise (SSN-764) because of a backlog at the public shipyards. On March 17, Naval Sea Systems Command released a solicitation for the engineering overhaul of the Boise. This type of maintenance period takes about 24 months to complete. The Boise has been sitting pier side for about 47 months, according to Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran. When the boats are backlogged...

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