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Navy Announces Commision for 17th Virginia-Class Submarine

The U.S. Navy is set to commission the newest Virginia-class submarine during a ceremony this Saturday in Groton, Conn. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., will be administering the principal address of the future USS South Dakota's commissioning ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London, the service branch said Wednesday.

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GAO Calls On US Navy to Expedite Attack Sub Maintenance Work

The Government Accountability Office reports that, over the past 10 fiscal years, U.S. Navy attack submarines suffered significant maintenance service delays resulting in protracted idle times and billions of dollars in support costs that yield zero operational returns.

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Navy Updates Tomahawk Weapons Control System for Surface, Subsurface Platforms

The U.S. Navy has added an updated a Lockheed Martin-built weapons control system to the service branch’s fleet that includes Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and nuclear powered cruise missile submarines. The Tomahawk Weapons System Program Office, designated as PMA-280, updated the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System‘s processors and software in an effort to avoid hardware obsolescence …

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Rear Adm. Douglas Small Named Navy Integrated Warfare Systems PEO

Rear Adm. Douglas Small has assumed the role of program executive officer for integrated warfare systems at the U.S. Navy and he will be in charge of the acquisition, delivery, development and life-cycle sustainment of integrated combat systems for the military branch’s submarines and surface combatants. He relieved Rear Adm. Jon Hill during a …

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