2. Aggressively pursue military contracts d. As stated in Exhibit 4, military contracts bring stability to boat builders because they are typically long term. e. Silver Ships should use similar foreign partnerships such as the one with GDELS to obtain a US Army contract (see Exhibit 2) in order in increase diversity and knowledge of military style boats. f. The US Navy and Coast Guard are looking for new boats specifically to fight terrorism in the littoral zone waters. iv. Develop bullet proof boats and/ unsinkable boats 1. As seen in Exhibit 3, rival boat builder SAFE Boats has developed small-arms proof hulls and ACB has developed a boat that does not sink after one impact. 2. Silver Ships needs their own niche directed towards military needs.
3. Build up money stock pile for tax increases on small businesses g. As stated in Exhibit 1, an external threat to Silver Ships is the likelihood of increased taxes on small businesses. h. Owner Mike McCarty needs to save income to be