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Navy spent $71M on submarine Miami repairs - 09/14/2013
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The Navy spent $71 million on cleanup, planning and initial repairs on the fire-damaged submarine Miami before scuttling plans to restore the nuclear-powered submarine. The Navy intended to repair the attack submarine, damaged last year, at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and return it to duty before the discovery of additional cracks in pipes drove the estimated repair costs up from $450 million to $700 million. The Navy announced last month it was scrapping plans to repair the Miami because of the higher estimates coupled with mandated budget cuts. Read more



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