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Navy Issues Contracts in First Step Toward $8B to Rebuild Two Public Shipyards

Navy Issues Contracts in First Step Toward $8B to Rebuild Two Public Shipyards

Sailors and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) workers load a crash and salvage crane onto the flight deck of Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) on June 22, 2021. US Navy Photo

The Navy issued the first contracts to companies that will compete for about $8 billion worth of military construction projects at shipyards in Hawaii and Washington state, two of its four public shipyards long overdue for modernization that can support the fleet’s growing repair and maintenance backlog. Read More

Four Admirals Tapped to Lead Restructured Submarine, Public Shipyard Programs

Four Admirals Tapped to Lead Restructured Submarine, Public Shipyard Programs

Pre-commissioning unit (PCU) Hyman G. Rickover (SSN-795) seen prior to a christening ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard facility in Groton, Conn., on July 31, 2021. US Navy Photo

The Navy has tapped a trio of admirals to lead three new program offices as part of a restructuring in how the service will manage its submarine programs going forward, according to a Wednesday announcement from the service. Additionally, the service has appointed a flag officer to oversee the Navy’s overhaul of its public shipyards. Read More