Ship­yards could help with sub work strain

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Chronic de­lays in main­tain­ing the Navy’s at­tack sub­ma­rine fleet have cost tax­pay­ers $1.5 bil­lion since 2008 and have racked up more than 10,000 days of idle time dur­ing that same pe­riod. The idle time was at­trib­uted to wait­ing to en­ter a ship­yard for work to start or de­lays af­ter the job be­gan. Pri­vate ship­yards such as New­port News Ship­build­ing could pro­vide re­lief, a govern­ment au­dit says.

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