Navy looking at effect of LCS cut on industrial base

By Justin Doubleday Lee Hudson / February 25, 2016 at 2:07 PM
The Navy is initiating a study of the effect downselecting to one Littoral Combat Ship contractor will have on the shipbuilding industrial base and the LCS program itself, top service officials have told Congress. The downselect decision puts one of the LCS shipbuilders and the supporting industrial base "at risk of closure," according to written testimony submitted Feb. 25 to the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee. The testimony was submitted by Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley, Deputy...

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