THE PENTAGON — While continuing to build more SSN Virginia-class attack submarines, the U.S. Navy is also investing in development of the SSBN Trident nuclear-missile fleet, according to its proposed fiscal 2015 spending plan. The budget proposal announced March 4 includes about $5.9 billion for two more Virginia-class subs. The Navy received authority for a follow-on multi-year-procurement (MYP) contract for up to 10 submarines beginning in fiscal 2014 and the fiscal 2015 request ...
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