McCain Wants Delay for LCS Deal

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

According to a Dec. 15 report from the Green Bay Press Gazette, Sen. John McCain pushed for a delay in Senate approval of a U.S. Navy plan to buy 20 ships — 10 of which would be built at Marinette Marine Corp. The Navy officials said a delay in the process could further stress vendors and shipyards as they wait for Congress to make a decision about a Navy proposal to buy 10 littoral combat ships each from Lockheed Martin and Austal USA.

(Source: Green Bay Press Gazette)


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