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From Breaking Defense: Pacific Commander Wants Subs The Navy Just Doesn’t Have

The Navy is losing submarines just when commanders say they need more, more,

March 29, 2019 3:33 PM | By: Paul Mcleary
March 29 (Breaking Defense) — WASHINGTON: US commanders facing off against
growing Chinese and Russian fleets want more submarines in the water, and they
want them now. That will be a major challenge as the Navy struggles to keep its
subs in service and out of extended repair availabilities.

Not only are shipyards and parts suppliers straining under the current
workload, pushing back maintenance availabilities and placing new submarine
construction at some risk, but long-range plans see the number of attack subs
dipping significantly before they slowly rise again late next decade.

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