Is shipyard capacity maxed out? Gilday says probably, others say no

By Audrey Decker / December 6, 2022 at 4:33 PM
SIMI VALLEY, CA -- After fighting ground wars for the past 20 years, the Pentagon has pivoted its focus to the Pacific but is playing catch-up to increase the number of U.S. shipyards needed to expand capacity for programs the Navy hopes to grow, such as the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and Virginia-class submarine. “You cannot throw much more money at the seven shipbuilders that build U.S. warships in the United States of America right now. Their capacity is about at...

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