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Navy considers building first-of-its-kind ‘dry dock production facility’ at Pearl Harbor

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                                James Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, second from right, visited Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard on Feb. 13 to see Dry Dock 3, which might be filled in for a new “dry dock production facility” in conjunction with the construction of a new, longer dry dock.

    COURTESY U.S. NAVY

    James Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, second from right, visited Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard on Feb. 13 to see Dry Dock 3, which might be filled in for a new “dry dock production facility” in conjunction with the construction of a new, longer dry dock.

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                                The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Charlotte is shown in Dry Dock 3.

    COURTESY U.S. NAVY

    The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Charlotte is shown in Dry Dock 3.

The Navy considers filling in a smaller dry dock and building a longer one for submarine work. Read more

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