War News Updates: US Aircraft Carrier USS George Washington May be Decommissioned Halfway Through Its Planned Lifespan

Under heavy pressure to find real cuts, U.S. Navy officials are considering decommissioning a nuclear aircraft carrier halfway through its planned lifespan, two Pentagon sources said.

The USS George Washington’s three-year-long refueling overhaul, scheduled to begin in 2016, would be canceled under the scheme, and the ship would be decommissioned as its reactor fuel ran out.

via War News Updates: US Aircraft Carrier USS George Washington May be Decommissioned Halfway Through Its Planned Lifespan.

Stupid. Shortsighted and stupid.

7 thoughts on “War News Updates: US Aircraft Carrier USS George Washington May be Decommissioned Halfway Through Its Planned Lifespan”

  1. Incredibly, stupendously, galactically stupid. Lets hope our super enlightened congress doesn’t go for changing the 11 carrier law. I don’t know what the real title of the law is, 11 carrier law sounds appropriate.

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