Delays on Navy's $161 billion Virginia class submarines hit 15 monthsChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 28, 2020
The Navy's newest Virginia class submarines are expected to be 10 to 15 months late as contractors General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls Industries try to recover from assembly faults that have dogged recent boats in the $161 billion program.
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The contractors, rival shipbuilders who are producing the submarines together, had sought to shave months off of previous construction periods. ■