New Warship May Cost Jobs in Maine

Bangor Daily News: A Navy proposal to award lucrative contracts for a new class of speedy warships to the builders of two competing versions could cut out Maine’s Bath Iron Works from future bidding, Sen. Susan Collins said Tuesday.

The Navy plans to increase the number of littoral combat ships and to award construction contracts to shipbuilders in Alabama and Wisconsin, leaving little room for competitors, Collins said.

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