USS TREPANG (SSN 674)
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Submarine life is not a service, but a religion ~ Igor Britanov, CO, K-219 USSR
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  • Navy Awards $1.3B to Ingalls Shipbuilding for LPD-32 Amphibious Warship
    The Navy has issued a $1.295 billion contract modification to HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding for the detail design and construction of LPD-32, the last San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock under the service’s current budget plans. The contract, announced Friday, follows a $240 million advanced procurement award issued to Ingalls last June for long-lead items. “This program […]
  • Navy Estimates 5 More Years for Virginia Attack Sub Production to Hit 2 Boats a Year
    It will take five years for the two shipbuilders that build Virginia-class attack boats to deliver two submarines a year, according to the Navy’s latest estimates of the production schedule. Three officials who have been briefed on the Navy’s estimates told USNI News that General Dynamics Electric Boat and HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding would put […]
  • Report to Congress on Coast Guard Cutter Procurement
    The following is the March 30, 2023, Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Cutter Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report The Coast Guard’s program of record (POR), which dates to 2004, calls for procuring 8 National Security Cutters (NSCs), 25 Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPCs), and 65 Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) as replacements […]
  • AUKUS Agreement Will Help Deter China from Taiwan Invasion, Says Former PACOM CO
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The technology sharing agreement meant to help Australia build its own nuclear-powered submarines will help deter China from invading Taiwan, the former head of U.S. Pacific Command said today. “This will serve certainly as a deterrent in the mindset of the Chinese military when they consider things like acting against their neighbors, […]
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