Report to Congress on Navy SSN(X) Next-Generation Attack Submarine

Report to Congress on Navy SSN(X) Next-Generation Attack Submarine

The Navy wants to begin procuring a new class of nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN), called the Next-Generation Attack Submarine or SSN(X), in FY2031. The SSN(X) would be the successor to the Virginia-class SSN design, which the Navy has been procuring since FY1998. Congress approved $1 million in initial research and development funding for the SSN(X) program in FY2021.