Young: Go-Ahead Likely for Joint High Speed Vessel Contract Award

By Zachary M. Peterson / October 31, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Defense acquisition czar John Young said yesterday he soon plans to grant approval to the Navy to move forward with a contract award for the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), a platform the Army and Navy plan to procure to transit troops and equipment quickly within a theater of operations. The contract is likely to be announced next week, Young noted in an Oct. 30 meeting with reporters. "One of the reviews I had today and probably will lead to...

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