As the teams perform a greater number of inspections, Insurv inspectors will develop an in-depth database of trends, problems and other issues that will not only help guide those who are doing the inspections, but those aboard who are getting the ships ready for scrutiny.
Over time, Wray says, the inspections will improve. “We will get better readiness data.” The information will help the fleet prepare for budgets, maintenance and operations.
Given the current financial uncertainty, the Navy will need all the help it can get.
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