GAO reports on problems plaguing top Coast Guard shipbuilding programs

Capt. John

The deliveries of the Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) and Polar Security Cutter (PSC) lead ships are delayed by almost four and five years, respectively. Additionally, the OPC and PSC cost estimates have increased by nearly $11 billion and more than $2 billion past their original estimates, respectively. What went wrong? in a report on Coast Guard shipbuilding presented in testimony before a House subcommittee on May 7, the Government Accountability Office says that the Coast Guard’s...

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