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Ballistic reaction to faulty boomer welds prompts fixes

8th November 2018 - 17:00 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC

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BWX Technologies is improving its welding and inspection processes to prevent a recurrence of the defects it found in several missile tubes it made for the US Navy’s future Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine, according to company officials.

The Virginia-based company determined that some of its techniques for large ...

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