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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

GDEB Unveils New Ohio Replacement (SSBN-X) Detailed Model at Sea-Air-Space 2015 Exposition

Ohio class SSBN Replacement modelGeneral Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) at the Navy League’s 2015 Sea-Air-Space Exposition is showcasing for the first time a detailed Ohio Replacement scale model.

The Ohio Replacement design maximizes commonality with the existing Ohio and Virginia classes to reduce risk and cost.

According to GDEB, the construction of 12 Ohio Replacement SSBNs starting in FY2021 supports recapitalization of the USA's sea-based strategic deterrent called for in the Defense Department's 2010 Nuclear Posture Review.

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