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Navy Shipbuilding: Past Performance Provides Valuable Lessons for Future Investments

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

https://www.gao.gov/assets/700/692331.pdf

Describes challenges in U.S. shipbuilding programs, summarizes recommendations made by government financial experts in the past, reviews the outcomes and discrepancies in costs, quality and schedule in shipbuilding contracts over the past decade, and compares best practices with current Navy practices for addressing risks inherent in shipbuilding.  From the Government Accountability Office.