Video Analysis: Navy Charts Future Course for Nuclear Armed Columbia-Class Subs

Video Analysis: Navy Charts Future Course for Nuclear Armed Columbia-Class Submarines

By Kris Osborn - Warrior Maven

The US Navy is charting a new course for its emerging nuclear armed Columbia-Class ballistic missile submarines while it examines potential fixes to recently discovered welding problems with early construction of some of the boats missile tubes.

The service is now conducting a range of engineering assessments and analyses to both determine the scope of the problem and explore potential remedies, officials said.

Of greatest significance, perhaps, is that Navy officials tell Warrior Maven they do not expect any delay or major problems with the long-term development of the new submarines. - To Read the Full Print Story -CLICK HERE-

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