The U.S. Coast Guard is having trouble meeting funding needs for its aviation and fleet plans – and key aircraft and ships are also failing to meet requirements, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says. "As acquisition program costs increase across the portfolio, consuming significant amounts of funding, the Coast Guard is farther from fielding its planned fleet today than it was in 2009, in terms of the money needed to finish these programs," GAO says. "In ...


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