Defense Contract to Start All Over?

Monday, June 15, 2009

A report on www.Canada.com said that Canada's bid to purchase a new fleet of supply ships, known as the Joint Support Ship or JSS, may start anew, as concerns rise that too much of the money budgeted for the $2.1b project is targeted to management and operation costs.
 


Navy

This Day In Naval History: August 29

1861 - During the Civil War, Seaman Benjamin Swearer lands with troops from the steam sloop of war, Pawnee, and takes part in the capture of Fort Clark, at Hatteras Inlet, N.

USS Freedom Suffers Casualty

The U.S. Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) experienced a casualty to one of its main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) on July 11 reportedly

Michelle Obama Sponsors Attack Submarine

General Dynamics Electric Boat has delivered to the U.S. Navy an attack submarine that is sponsored by first lady Michelle Obama and will be named for her home state, reports AP.

 
 
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