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CNO Gilday to Shipbuilders: 'Pick Up the Pace'

CNO Gilday to Shipbuilders: ‘Pick Up the Pace’

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday speaks with sailors and their families during an awards ceremony held on Naval Air Station Sigonella, Oct. 4, 2022. US Navy Photo

ARLINGTON, Va. – The defense industry needs to deliver ships faster to justify the boost of billions in shipbuilding funds signed into law last month, the Navy’s top officer said on Tuesday. Read More

Eastern Shipbuilding Protests Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter Award to Austal USA

Eastern Shipbuilding Protests Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter Award to Austal USA

Heritage-class cutter under construction. Eastern Shipbuilding Group Photo

This story has been updated on with additional information from Austal USA and HII.

The shipyard first tapped to build what the Coast Guard considers its most important shipbuilding program is contesting the service’s decision to change yards with a formal protest to the Government Accountability Office, company officials told USNI News. Read More