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  • 22 June 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will host a ship naming ceremony in honor of USS Illinois, June 22, at 2 p.m. CDT at the Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, Ill. Illinois, a Virginia-class submarine designated SSN 786, is the second Navy vessel to bear the “Prairie State’s” name. The previous Illinois, a […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    First Lady Michelle Obama joins General Dynamics Electric Boat in christening Illinois (SSN-786), the U.S. Navy’s newest and most advanced nuclear attack submarine, at a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m.  First Lady Michelle Obama is the ship’s sponsor and participated in the keel laying of the Illinois in 2014. The christening’s principal speaker […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat christened the Illinois (SSN 786) Oct. 10, the 13th submarine of the U.S. Navy’s Virginia Class. The Saturday morning christening ceremony took place at Electric Boat’s Groton shipyard with the Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus as the ceremony’s principal speaker. First Lady Michelle Obama, the ship’s sponsor, christened the ship […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s recently-commissioned Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Illinois (SSN 786) moored at her new homeport in Hawaii for the first time on November 22. Arriving at Pearl Harbor, USS Illinois (SSN 786) completed her homeport change from Groton, Connecticut, where it was built by General Dynamics Electric Boat. Illinois is now assigned to Submarine Squadron One […]

  • 30 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S Navy’s Virginia-class attack submarine USS Illinois (SSN 786) was commissioned during an October 29 ceremony at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut. The submarine is the first Navy vessel named for the state since the battleship Illinois (BB 7) was commissioned in 1901. The first USS Illinois was a battleship and was […]

  • 23 May 2014

    HMAS Darwin has again intercepted a suspected drug smuggling vessel operating in international waters, seizing 786 kilograms of narcotics with an estimated street value of $30 million. 
   Darwin’s boarding parties boarded the suspicious dhow in the Arabian Sea and spent approximately 23 hours searching for and uncovering the drugs. 
 Darwin’s Commanding Officer, […]

  • 15 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today the next five Virginia-class attack submarines will be named the USS Illinois, the USS Washington, the USS Colorado, the USS Indiana, and the USS South Dakota.  Mabus named the Virginia-class submarines to honor the great contributions and support these states have given the military through the years. […]

  • 29 August 2016

    The US Navy’s newest submarine was delivered to the Navy with nearly 100 percent on board material August 26, thanks to the collaboration between the ship’s supply department and Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk, Groton Division. According to Assistant Division Director Lt. Joseph Aiello, USS Illinois (SSN 786) was delivered […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Italian Navy will receive the Green Globe Banking Award Ad Honorem 2014 on October 23. The award is for monitoring the parameters of seawater and marine environment and thus spreading relevant principles of environmental sustainability. Recipients of the Green Globe Banking Award, established back in 2010, are individuals, public agencies, organizations (banking or non-banking), which have […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine, USS Illinois (SSN-786), returned from its maiden open seas voyage after having completed alpha sea trials. General Dynamics Electric Boat, the company in charge of constructing the stealth submarines, informed that the 13th ship of the Virginia class returned to the Groton, Connecticut shipyard on July 31. Illinois’ alpha sea trials […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Queen Elizabeth Gets New Radar System A cutting-edge 3D radar system, capable of detecting objects as small as a tennis ball and travelling at three times the speed of sound more than 25km away, has been successfully installed to the Royal Navy’s future aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. HMS Westminster Hits Overhaul Milestone The […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Groton-based attack submarines and Navy shore commands will complete cyber security training provided over the course of two weeks at Naval Submarine Base New London, June 13.   More than 20 Sailors began receiving face-to-face instruction June 2 from a nine-person mobile training team of Navy reservists sent by the submarine force […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The submarine squadron that oversees about half of the Navy’s 15 attack submarines based in Groton, Conn., welcomed a new commander Aug. 30 during a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London. Capt. Michael Holland transferred command of Submarine Squadron 4 to Capt. Jim Waters during a pierside ceremony on the Thames […]

  • 3 June 2014

    First Lady Michelle Obama’s initials were welded onto a metal plate as Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Illinois (SSN 786) looked on during a keel-laying ceremony for the new Virginia-class submarine, June 2.   Obama joined Navy leaders, shipyard personnel and crew families in celebrating the ongoing construction of the Navy’s 13th Virginia-class submarine during […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy-hosted international maritime exercise Rim of the Pacific concluded August 2 after 30 days of exercises and maneuvers in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. A total of 25 nations, 46 surface ships, five submarines, 17 land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel participated in the 26th edition […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, North Dakota (SSN-784), returned to the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard Tuesday following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials.   North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, the most capable class of attack submarines […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy yesterday underscored its commitment to an advanced and adaptable submarine force by awarding General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at $17.6 billion for the construction of 10 additional Virginia-class submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.   The multi-year Block IV contract enables Electric Boat and its […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy christened its newest submarine, the future USS Minnesota (SSN 783), Oct. 27, at Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News in Newport News, Va. Minnesota’s sponsor, Ellen Roughead, broke a ceremonial bottle of sparkling wine against the submarine’s hull, officially naming the ship. Roughead, the wife of former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. (Ret.) […]

  • 17 January 2012

      Submarine Squadron 4 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London’s Shepherd of the Sea Chapel in Groton Jan. 13. Capt. Michael Holland relieved Capt. Michael Bernacchi. In conjunction with the change of command, Submarine Squadron (COMSUBRON) 2 disestablished. The disestablishment consolidates all COMSUBRON 2 assigned attack submarines under Commander, […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Industry news

      The Navy began construction of the thirteenth Virginia-class submarine, the as of yet unnamed SSN 787 Sept. 2. This new construction marks the first time in 22 years that two submarines of the same class have started construction in the same year. “To get to this important point, our Navy/industry shipbuilding team executed a […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy’s vessels SPS Canarias (F86) and SPS Patiño A14 deployed for NATO’s Operation Active Endeavour on January 26. The vessels deployed from Rota Naval Base, and are expected to take part in the operation during February. They will be integrated in Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). Operation Active Endeavour efforts started in 2001 and include […]

  • 13 February 2015

    Capt. Rod Hutton, deputy commander for the Enlisted Women in Submarines Task Force, led the Enlisted Women in Submarines Road Show to different military bases in the San Diego area Feb. 9-11. The road show is spreading the word that the submarine force is now open to female enlisted Sailors from E-1 to E-8. Speakers […]

  • 19 December 2013

    This year was really busy for Huntington Ingalls Industries. Numerous construction projects have been finalized and many new contracts have been signed. Since the whole year is impossible to be put in one news, hereby we bring you the most interesting and important milestones of HII in 2013 in the following photos The starboard side […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Video: US Navy The U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet operating in Europe and Africa has shared a video of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri leaving Scotland after a visit to the Royal Navy’s submarine base in Faslane. The video was taken on October 30, 2015, while the submarine concluded her deployment and returned to Groton, Connecticut […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded BAE Systems a $78.8 million contract for the maintenance and modernization of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $87.6 million if all options are exercised. “The Shoup availability is a large, complex repair job,” said David […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Training & Education

    This year was really busy for Huntington Ingalls Industries. Numerous construction projects have been finalized and many new contracts have been signed. Since the whole year is impossible to be put in one news, hereby we bring you the most interesting and important milestones of HII in 2013 in the following photos The starboard side […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Friday received a $76.8 million fixed-price contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to purchase long-lead materials for Kimball (WMSL 756), the company’s seventh National Security Cutter (NSC). Construction and delivery will be performed at the company’s Pascagoula facility. [mappress] Press Release, June 17, 2013; Image: HII

  • 28 April 2011

      Kollmorgen Corp., Electro-Optical Division, Northampton, Mass., is being awarded a $16,200,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6293) to exercise cost-type options for the modification of materials and travel associated with engineering services for the photonics mast program. The photonics mast is a non-hull penetrating electronic imaging subsystem of the command and control system.  The […]

  • 9 March 2015

    Spanish Navy’s frigate SPS Canarias (F86) saved four North African castaways after their boat capsized in the Strait of Gibraltar. The Navy vessel deployed to the scene of the incident after midnight, as soon as they received the call for support. It took them an hour and a half to locate the inflatable boat and rescue the people. […]