Post Tagged with: "Shipbuilding"
Recent reports of Israel outfitting German-made submarines with nuclear weapons have put the German sub industry in the spotlight. DW takes a look at one of Germany’s most successful vessels, the cutting-edge U214. In late 2010, Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos excused himself just before he was scheduled to receive a submarine worth several hundred [...]
Since 2006, CBO has performed an independent analysis of the Navy’s annual long-term shipbuilding plan at the request of the House Armed Services Committee. The latest in that series, a CBO report released today summarizes the ship inventory goals and purchases described in the Navy’s 2012 plan and assesses their implications for the Navy’s funding [...]
Yesterday CBO senior analyst Eric Labs testified before the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Seapower and Projections Forces to discuss the challenges that the Navy is facing in its plans for building its future fleet. The testimony focused on the costs and force structure implications of the 30-year shipbuilding plan that the Navy released [...]
OTTAWA, Ontario: The Government of Canada today announced the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, a long-term plan that will create good jobs in high-tech industries across Canada and provide much needed ships for the Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard. The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status [...]