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Langevin concerned with potential submarine cutbacks

April 16, 2012

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – This year marks the first of a five-year plan in which General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB) is scheduled to build two Virginia class submarines per year as part of the strategic emphasis on the Asia/Pacific region but the recently released Future Years Defense Plan (FYDP) calls for the purchasing of just one submarine in 2014 and that’s something Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) calls “troubling”.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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