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Amid hiring boom, defense firms say labor shortage is dragging them down
Labor shortfalls rooted in the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic remain a millstone around the neck of the defense industry, forcing firms to juggle staff, hold job fairs and find workarounds to keep operations running as smoothly as possible.
By Joe Gould and Stephen Losey
The Navy’s shipbuilder oversight offices are underutilized, watchdog agency reports
The Navy’s Supervisors of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair could do more to ensure ships enter the fleet on time and on budget, according to a new report.
Huntington Ingalls CEO: We’re not enforcing vaccine mandate
Huntington Ingalls Industries says it is not forcing out employees who refuse the coronavirus vaccine.
Lawmakers to debate defense hike, Afghanistan at NDAA markup
Sparring over the size of the defense budget and partisan recriminations over the U.S. exit from Afghanistan are expected to dominate the House Armed Services Committee’s marathon markup of its annual policy bill on Wednesday.
By Joe Gould