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Coast Guard still struggling with major acquisition programs Federal Drive with Tom Temin

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The Navy isn’t the only military service that struggles with big shipbuilding programs. Two of the Coast Guard’s biggest programs – the Offshore Patrol Cutter and the Polar Security Cutter – are years behind schedule and billions of dollars over budget. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) says those cost and schedule increases are signs of broader management and oversight problems. For more on this, Federal News Networks Host of On DoD, Jared Serbu talked with Shelby Oakley, GAO's Director for Contracting and National Security Issues.
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The Navy isn’t the only military service that struggles with big shipbuilding programs. Two of the Coast Guard’s biggest programs – the Offshore Patrol Cutter and the Polar Security Cutter – are years behind schedule and billions of dollars over budget. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) says those cost and schedule increases are signs of broader management and oversight problems. For more on this, Federal News Networks Host of On DoD, Jared Serbu talked with Shelby Oakley, GAO's Director for Contracting and National Security Issues.
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