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From U.S. News: Keel Laying Marks Attack Submarine Construction

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the keel laying of the nation’s 20th Virginia-class attack submarine named for Oregon (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

The keel of the nation’s 20th Virginia-class attack submarine named for Oregon has been laid at the manufacturing plant for General Dynamics’ Electric Boat.

The milestone was marked Saturday at a Rhode Island shipyard. It comes at a time when many in Congress and in the military are eager to get more submarines into the fleet.

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