Navy says despite COVID-19 slowdown, maintenance delays reduced in 2020

By Aidan Quigley / September 15, 2020 at 6:10 PM
Despite slowdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Navy has reduced maintenance delays this year, service officials said Tuesday. The Navy has, so far, reduced days of maintenance delay by 80% in fiscal year 2020 compared to FY-19, Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage, the commander of the Navy's Regional Maintenance Center, said at the American Society of Naval Engineers' Fleet Maintenance & Modernization Symposium. "We've got a lot to be proud of," Ver Hage said. "We talked about the challenge...

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