USA—Pentagon Considering Early Retirement For Truman Carrier 

Breaking Defense | 02/28/2019

The Dept. of Defense is considering decommission one of its aircraft carriers decades ahead of schedule to free up funds for other priorities, reports Breaking Defense.  Under the plan, the USS Harry S. Truman would not receive its planned refueling and complex overhaul in 2024. The ship would be retired once its nuclear reactor ran down, sometime in the mid- to late 2020s, said experts. Refueling the carrier's nuclear reactor would give it around 20 to 25 years of additional service...
 

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