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Navy Preps for USS Harry Truman Carrier Sea Trials

A Nimitz-class aircraft carrier has departed the U.S. Navy‘s facility in Portsmouth, Virginia, to undergo sea trials following the completion of a 10-month planned incremental availability. The Navy said Friday it was preparing USS Harry S. Truman, also called CVN 75, for multiple training exercises that would involve damage control, flight deck operations and simulated combat …

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Navy Eyes 2nd Virginia-Class Submarine in 2021; Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley Comments

The U.S. Navy plans to build the second Virginia-class nuclear submarine in 2021 in order to meet operational demand by 2020s, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Studies done by the Navy indicate General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary and Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division can continue to build two Virginia-class submarines per …

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Navy Eyes Production Rate Increase for Virginia-Class Submarines

The U.S. Navy is looking into the possibility of shipbuilders constructing three Virginia-class nuclear submarines a year for the military branch in the coming years, DoD Buzz reported Friday. Kris Osborn writes General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary and Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division have built Virginia-class submarines at …

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