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Submarine maintenance is delaying declining inventory use for operations

Rear Admiral Jeff Jablon, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Submarine Force, addresses the crew of a Ohio-class USS Nevada (SSBN-733) submarine crew during a visit to the ship’s port at Guam Naval Base on January 17, 2022. (Photo: U.S. Navy from 1st Class Mass Communications Specialist Victoria Keane)

The strength of the Navy’s strike submarines (SSNs) is at a low point, exacerbated by service backlogs and the fact that technological development work is taking too long, a senior Navy submarine spokesman said this week.

“Now I’m at the lowest speed …

https://www.defensedaily.com/submarine-maintenance-delays-lowering-inventory-use-for-operations/navy-usmc/ Submarine maintenance is delaying declining inventory use for operations

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