This Old U.S. Navy Nuclear Powered Attack Submarine Is Getting Overhauled
The National Interest -

Peter Suciu


The Los Angeles-class contains more nuclear submarines than any other class in the world, and 62 of the class have been completed while 41 are still in active service including the USS Boise. This class has nearly unlimited range thanks to its1 SG6 nuclear reactor, which requires refueling after 30 years. The endurance of the boats is around 90 days.

The U.S. Navy's Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Boise (SSN 764) will be out of service for the...

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