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Robert Wittman: Navy's plan to upgrade outdated shipyard facilities takes too long

Oct 01, 2020 - The Washington Times

The Navy's plan to completely renovate its crumbling public shipyards is ambitious but simply takes too long, a leading member of the House Armed Services Committee said Wednesday.

Rep. Robert J. Wittman, Virginia Republican, said he was concerned about the lack of attention over the past several decades to the problems at the four government-owned shipyards in Norfolk, Virginia; Portsmouth, Maine; Puget Sound, Washington; and at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. To address the conditions at the fac...