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Navy will upgrade shipyards to accommodate new Virginia subs, optimize layout

April 12, 2018 |
Justin Katz
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The Navy has a three-pronged investment plan to improve its nuclear-capable shipyards that will upgrade dry docks to accommodate future attack submarines and aircraft carriers, and optimize shipyard layouts to improve productivity, according to a senior Navy official. The Navy recently sent its Naval Shipyard Development Plan to Congress and while the full report is not publicly available, Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, Naval Sea Systems Command chief, yesterday outlined the plan's investment priorities in written testimony to the Senate Armed...

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