Navy can realize $800 million in savings by accelerating oiler procurement

By Justin Katz / August 4, 2017 at 2:35 PM
The Navy can save $800 million for the John Lewis-class (T-AO-205) program by doubling its annual procurement profile, from one to two, but will require more money to avoid negatively impacting other shipbuilding priorities, according to a report reviewed by Inside the Navy . The assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition compiled the report, which was mandated by the House Armed Services Committee's report accompanying the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, to assess the benefits of...

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