Portsmouth Delivers USS California in Record Time

June 16, 2021 – Portsmouth Naval Shipyard delivered Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) back to the fleet June 15 as the fastest availability of its kind since the Navy adjusted the Virginia-class maintenance cycle. Virginia-class submarines currently undergo an extended docking selected restricted availability (EDSRA) at the six year mark. Prior to 2015, the maintenance cycle was just…

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