While U.S. Navy leaders still call the Ohio-class submarine fleet replacements the leading shipbuilding priority in the coming decades, the path toward that program still has to be determined, says Michael Petters, CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, one of the partners for building Virginia-class attack subs. During a May 8 conference call discussing company quarterly financial results, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Douglas Harned asked Petters about the next-generation SSBN replacement ...

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