Naval Warfare

US Navy ponders prolonging Los Angeles subs

10th August 2019 - 18:00 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC


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The US Navy is studying whether to extend the service life of some of its ageing Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs) by 12 years to ease a projected shortfall in its overall SSN fleet.

The navy, which has already stretched the life of Los Angeles-class submarines from ...

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