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From Defense One: 3 Questions: America’s Next Nuclear-Missile Submarine

Built to deter America’s enemies for the next 60 years, the Navy’s new missile sub is slated to be the U.S. military’s third most-expensive program — ever.

The United States military has four kinds of submarines. Only one is nuclear-armed.

The ballistic missile submarines currently slipping about under the ocean have about 10 years of life left. One by one, each will need to be replaced. But with what, and at what cost? That’s what we’re going to find out.

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