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US Navy submarines sit idle for over 10,000 days

20th November 2018 - 14:45 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


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A recent report by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has concluded that over a ten-year period 10,363 days of submarine operational availability have been lost due to overrunning maintenance and idle time.

The US Navy currently has 51 attack submarines but availability of that fleet has been severely ...

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