House Lawmakers Pushing for 2 Virginia Subs in FY 2025, CNO Franchetti Gives Details on Boxer Repair

Virginia-class submarine USS Oregon (SSN 793) transits the Thames River during routine operations in Groton, Conn., on Oct. 6, 2022. US Navy Photo

A group of 120 House lawmakers are asking the House Appropriations defense subcommittee to add another Virginia-class attack submarine to the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2025 shipbuilding budget.
The group, led by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.), argued the Navy’s purchase of one Virginia in FY 2025 puts submarine suppliers at risk and sets the Navy back in its...

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