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Navy Pushes To Slash Repair Times, Get Ships To Sea Faster; Creates New Position

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YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 12, 2008) – The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) receives an overhaul during a dry dock selective restricted availability. USS Shiloh is forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan and is part of Destroyer Squadron 15. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Reckard

The Navy is rushing to fix its long-broken ship repair and overhaul pipeline as the service prepares itself for “a generational-level of submarine work.”

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Navy Takes First Big Step To Cloud, Pushing Logistics To Amazon’s Service

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Jan. 26, 2013) Huntington Ingalls Industries celebrated significant progress today as the 555-metric ton island was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The 60-foot long, 30-foot wide island was the 452nd lift of the nearly 500 total lifts needed to complete the aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy Huntington Ingalls Industries/Released)

The Navy’s data is spread all over the place, but a $100 million effort by the Navy aims to change all that within two years.

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Navy Calls In Outsiders To Fix Troubled Ford Carrier

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The Navy’s new $13 billion carrier has run into trouble, and the Navy has called in some outside help.

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Inhofe: Any Ford Delay Would Present ‘A Dangerous Readiness Gap’

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Capitol Hill has some concerns over the state of the Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier, but the Navy is moving forward with next-generation technology, fixing as it goes.

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Will Trump Fire SecNav? Super Carrier USS Ford Suffers New Setback

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Just days after Trump again ripped the program, the Navy says the over-budget, and overdue, carrier remains beset with problems.

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