WASHINGTON, DC (WLOX) - The National Security Cutter program could be facing some problems. In a report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, cutters deemed operational in 2014 have been found to have at least 10 major deficiencies by Navy testers.
Most of the issues are related to the cutter's weapons systems. According to the GAO, the problems prevent the cutters from operating at full status, and it will cost around $202 million make the required changes.
The cutters were built at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula. In a statement Thursday, Ingalls spokesman Bill Glenn said