SECNAV wants to discuss how LCS price can be more competitive

By Lee Hudson / April 27, 2018 at 5:30 PM
The Navy secretary wants to sit down with executives from Marinette Marine, one of the two shipyards that manufactures the Littoral Combat Ship, to discuss how the shipyard's prices can become more competitive. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), a member of the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee, said April 24 during a hearing she is concerned about the Navy's LCS acquisition strategy in fiscal year 2018 and 2019 because it is based on lowest price instead of a best-value competition. This structure...

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