- Vaccine Education Summit
- Bitcoin Summit
- Ernie's Favorites
- THE R3VOLUTION CONTINUES
- "It's Not My Debt"
- Fascist Nation's Favorites
- Surviving the Greatest Depression
- The Only Solution - Direct Action Revolution
- Western Libertarian
- S.A.F.E. - Second Amendment is For Everyone
- Freedom Summit
- Declare Your Independence
- FreedomsPhoenix Speakers Bureau
- Wallet Voting
- Harhea Phoenix
- Black Market Friday
But the shipbuilder probably isn’t the only party at fault in the case of the disappearing warship. “I think this issue reflects poorly on the entire LCS and Navy acquisition process, rather than just Austal,” Eric Wertheim, author of the definitive Combat Fleets of the World, told Danger Room.
Also suspect: General Dynamics, the Virginia-based shipbuilder that helped Austal’s recently-established Alabama yard produce Independence. General Dynamics subsequently ended its partnership with the upstart Australian firm and announced it would compete with Austal for future LCS contracts. After the split, General Dynamics was in a position to undermine Austal’s reputation, whether purposely or not.
The overall picture is one of poor planning, sloppy design and possible corporate infighting, and which has huge implications for the Navy as it struggles to build its future fleet.
Additional Related items you might find interesting:Related items:
News Link • Immigration
News Link • Trump Administration
News Link • Police Brutality and Militarization
News Link • Weird/Offbeat News
News Link • Transportation
News Link • China
News Link • Voting and Elections
News Link • Economy - Economics USA
News Link • Science, Medicine and Technology
News Link • TAXES: Federal
News Link • Deep State- Shadow Government
News Link • Technology: Software