Navy outlines long-term investment strategy for public shipyard upgrades

By Lee Hudson / June 5, 2017 at 1:50 PM
The Navy is working on a long-term investment strategy for public shipyards because the dry docks are outdated and additional capacity is needed to build a 355-ship fleet, according to a service official. Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, Naval Sea Systems Command chief, said June 1 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, that he prioritized assessing public shipyard needs when he began his role as NAVSEA commander about a year ago. He pointed to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in New...

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