Geurts: Navy faces three hurdles to improving public, private shipyard maintenance

By Lee Hudson  
March 30, 2018 at 4:32 PM
The Navy faces three significant hurdles if it is going to improve public and private shipyard maintenance over the next five years as the service grows its fleet to 355 ships, according to a recent report sent to Congress that was viewed by Inside the Navy . Specific challenges include increased workload associated with the growing inventory of newer surface ships and with larger, planned availabilities to maintain and modernize older vessels; ramping up the private-sector workforce to execute the...

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