US Navy: Welding problem found on mis...

US Navy: Welding problem found on missile tubes for new subs

The U.S. Navy said Tuesday there's a problem with welds on missile tubes that are destined for new submarines. The welding issue was identified on missile tubes that have been delivered to General Dynamics Electric Boat for new ballistic-missile submarines for the U.S. Navy and the Royal Navy, and on tubes for weapons being manufactured for new U.S. attack submarines, according to the Naval Sea Systems Command.

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