Navy not projecting CHAMP future funding to avoid cost 'gyrations down the road'

By Justin Katz / June 7, 2019 at 11:22 AM
The Navy is choosing not to project the future year funding for the development of a common hull auxiliary vessel to avoid causing budget "gyrations down the road," according to a Navy official overseeing the program. Last week, the Navy awarded contracts to four companies -- General Dynamics NASSCO, Philly Shipyard, VT Halter Marine and Bollinger Shipyards -- to conduct trade studies for the Common Hull Auxiliary Multimission Platform, also dubbed CHAMP. That program is in the early stages of...

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