PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The keel of the nation’s 20th Virginia-class attack submarine named for Oregon is being laid at the manufacturing plant for General Dynamics’ Electric Boat.

The milestone is being marked Saturday at a Rhode Island shipyard. It comes at a time when many in Congress and in the military are eager to get more submarines into the fleet.


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