Puget Sound announces, retracts statement launching shipyard sustainment effort

By Justin Katz / October 2, 2020 at 9:41 AM
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard this week published and then quickly retracted a statement about launching the first phase of the naval sustainment system-shipyards on Sept. 22, citing a legal challenge as its reason for pulling the public notice. The statement was published Sept. 28 and then removed by Wednesday morning. When asked about the press release, Navy spokesman Rory O'Connor told Inside Defense , "We did pull the press release as the contract is under protest. Therefore, the Navy will...

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