January 31, 2011
Nassco cuts the first steel part for the USNS William McLean in 2009. Nassco is building 14 T-AKE ships and plans to deliver the last one late next year.
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DEFENSE: Money Going to Projects Deemed More Worthy
With the U.S. Department of Defense keeping a closer eye on spending, the defense industry’s main customer has less tolerance for the “exquisite” program.