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US Navy might retire aircraft carrier early

5th March 2019 - 18:54 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC

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The US DoD is considering cancelling the mid-life refuelling of the US Navy’s USS Harry S Truman (CVN-75, pictured), which would free up funding but force an early retirement of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, according to several lawmakers.

Sen Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat and a member of ...

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