Navy shipbuilding review details delays across submarine and ship acquisition portfolio

By Nick Wilson / April 2, 2024 at 7:32 PM
Delivery of the lead Columbia-class submarine is now expected to occur at least a year later than initially planned, while Virginia-class submarines are more than two years behind their contracted schedule, according to a Navy shipbuilding review that identifies significant schedule challenges across the service's ship and submarine portfolio. This 45-day review, directed by Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro in January , aimed to gauge the health of the domestic shipbuilding industry, evaluate key acquisition programs and provide recommendations for...

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