Australia will announce the company that will team with the United Kingdom to build nuclear-powered submarines within the next year, a Royal Australian Navy officer told reporters Wednesday. Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Navy will issue an award to overhaul an attack submarine that has sat idle for years next year, a service official said Tuesday. Read More
The last-second funding measure that will fund the government until mid-November secures $621 million to ensure the start of construction for the second Columbia-class nuclear ballistic missile submarine but leaves several other programs in limbo. Read More
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. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from Newport News Shipbuilding. This post was updated with additional context for the construction estimate for the Columbia-class program.
Production of the Navy’s first-in-class Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine – District of Columbia (SSBN-826) – is 10 percent behind schedule, Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro told a House panel on Wednesday. Read More