U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services

05/06/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/04/2021 18:18

Subcommittee on Readiness Hearing: “Ship and Submarine Maintenance: Sustainment Considerations for a Changing Fleet”

Subcommittee on Readiness Hearing: 'Ship and Submarine Maintenance: Sustainment Considerations for a Changing Fleet'
Thursday, May 6, 2021
(3:00pm ET - Virtual via WebEx - Open)

Purpose: An unclassified hearing with representatives from the Navy to discuss the Navy's efforts to improve the affordability and timeliness of its ship and submarine maintenance enterprise. The witnesses will also discuss the Navy's new optimized fleet response plan, COVID-19 impacts to ship and submarine impacts, and its planning for sustaining a reconfigured fleet.

Witnesses:

Vice Admiral William J. Galinis
Commander
Naval Sea Systems Command

Rear Admiral Eric Ver Hage
Director
Surface Ship Maintenance and Modernization (SEA 21)
Naval Sea Systems Command

Rear Admiral Howard B. Markle
Deputy Commander
Logistics, Maintenance, and Industrial Operations (SEA 04)
Naval Sea Systems Command