Barge disposal could act as blueprint for dismantling first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

By Mallory Shelbourne / August 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM
As the Navy gears up to dismantle the service's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, it may look to use a future disposal agreement for a Surface Ship Support Barge (SSSB) as a blueprint for the larger vessel. Following an Aug. 2 Government Accountability Office report about the dismantlement of the Enterprise (CVN-65), the Navy on Aug. 10 issued a request for information about how it could dispose of the SSSB and what entities have the capacity to execute the disposal. The...

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