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US Navy's new budget proposal begins development of next-gen submarine

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    The Navy's latest budget request establishes the formal start of research and development for SSN(X), a next-generation attack submarine that is faster, stealthier and capable of carrying more torpedoes than its predecessor, the Virginia class. "Unlike the Virginia-class submarine, which was designed for multi-mission dominance in the littoral, SSN(X) will be designed for greater transit speed under increased stealth conditions in all ocean environments, and carry a larger inventory of weapons and diverse payloads," according to the service's fiscal year...

    https://insidedefense.com/daily-news/navys-new-budget-proposal-begins-development-next-gen-submarine
     
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