GAO report criticizes frigate program design instability

GAO to study to impacts of New Jersey offshore wind development

According to Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has officially agreed to launch an investigation into the impacts of New Jersey offshore wind development on the environment, the fishing

Bonhomme Richard ship fire

GAO: Navy needs to up ship fire prevention efforts

According to the Navy, more than $4 billion in estimated total damage resulted from 15 major fire incidents that occurred onboard ships undergoing maintenance from May 2008 through July 2020. Two ships

GAO report criticizes frigate program design instability

GAO dismisses Vigor bid protest

The U.S. Government General Accounting Office (GAO) has dismissed a bid protest filed by Vigor Marine LLC of Portland, Ore. Vigor had protested the terms of delivery order request for proposals (RFP)

GAO report criticizes frigate program design instability

GAO denies bid protest of Bollinger MCM UV award

Bollinger Shipyards had a significant contract win back in April when it was awarded a $13,725,953 Navy contract for the production of the Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Surface Vessel (MCM USV), engineering services

OPC 1 drive shaft was out of conformity

Eastern Shipbuilding files GAO bid protest of Stage 2 OPC award

Panama City. Fla.-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc. (ESG) has filed a bid protest with the GAO contesting the U.S. Coast Guard’s decision to award Stage 2 of the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC)

Support grows for USTR petition on Chinese shpibuilding

House T&I Committee leaders seek GAO probe of USCG program delays

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chair Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-Mo.) have asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review what they call “significant delivery delays”

Damage sustained by USS Fitzgerald in collision with containership: Fatigue was identified as one factor in fatal incident

GAO: U.S. Navy sailors still not getting enough sleep

Following the fatal collisions with civilian ships involving the USS Fitzgerald and the USS John S. McCain in the summer of 2017, the U.S. Navy found that sailor overwork, fatigue, and training

GAO says “atrophied” supplier base threatens Columbia class program

The General Accounting Office has just released a report entitled “Columbia Class Submarine: Delivery Hinges on Timely and Quality Materials from an Atrophied Supplier Base.” The Navy plans to invest about $128

Forward end of Offshore patrol cutter

GAO report sees risks in USCG’s Offshore Patrol Cutter program

A new GAO (Government Accountability Office) report into the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program is critical of several aspects of the acquisition strategy and makes eight recommendations that, it

GAO reports on Navy ship maintenance under MAC-MO

A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds that since shifting to the Multiple Award Contract-Multi Order (MAC-MO) contracting approach for ship maintenance work in 2015, the Navy has increased competition

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