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US Navy: 3 nuclear-powered attack submarines 'not certified to dive today'

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Three nuclear-powered attack submarines are currently not operational, according to U.S. Navy officials, proving the service is still working to reduce its backlog of submarines that require maintenance.

The spotlight has been on the USS Boise, which has now been out of service for four years. Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. William Moran told senators during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday that the Boise would enter a private shipyard in January, but two other submarines "are not certified to dive today." https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/us-navy-nuclear-powered-attack-submarines-certified-dive/story?id=59776219

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