Industry says it can support build rate of three attack submarines per year

By Lee Hudson / September 11, 2017 at 2:03 PM
The two attack submarine manufacturers say they can support a three Virginia-class boat per year build rate in the years the Navy is not buying a ballistic missile submarine, as long as the service supports industry in both planning and investment. Kenneth Perry, vice president for program integration at General Dynamics Electric Boat, told Inside the Navy Aug. 30 in Newport, RI, the company has sent the Navy an outline of what it will take for EB to build three...

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