US Navy: 10 new nuclear subs

Navy orders 10 nuclear subs for $17.6B in most lucrative contract ever

The Washington Times | Douglas Ernst | Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The U.S. Navy plans to build 10 new SSN 774 Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines over the next five years. Price tag: $17.6 billion.

A contract with General Dynamics Electric Boat and chief subcontractor Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding was announced Monday, the Navy Times reported.

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