July 2009
Sea Power;Jul2009, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p34
The article presents an interview with Mike Petters, the president of the firm Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. Petters says that the level of international cooperation on shipbuilding programs is low. According to him, the firm has been trying to build relationships with various labor unions. Petters also talks about the effect of hurricanes on the industry.


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