• After 45 years, the Navy is planning to 'recycle' a first-of-its-kind missile submarine

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

    US Navy Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Ohio gets into position for an exercise off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, February 2, 2021.
    US Navy/Sgt. Audrey M. C. Rampton
    The Navy's most recent 30-year ship-building plan calls for building 404 new vessels and retiring 304 current ones by 2051.
    One of the vessels to be retired is USS Ohio, a ballistic-missile sub that was refitted as the Navy's first cruise-missile submarine.
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    In December, the US Navy released its 30-year ship-building plan, which called for building 404 new vessels...
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