Navy RFI sought industry ability to improve manufacturing costs on shipbuilding

By Justin Katz / July 5, 2018 at 10:09 AM
The Navy is examining industry's capabilities to improve manufacturing processes surrounding the service's highest-profile shipbuilding programs such as Virginia-class submarines, Littoral Combat Ships and the aircraft carrier Gerald Ford (CVN-78). The Office of Naval Research sought information on industry's ability to improve shipbuilding manufacturing processes through the establishment of a "ManTech Center of Excellence" in a June 19 Federal Business Opportunities notice. The deadline to respond to that request for information has passed. The Navy's centers are joint government-industry research...

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