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  • 12 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The crew of US Navy’s Virginia-class attack submarine USS John Warner (SSN 785) completed their maiden deployment as they returned to Norfolk on July 11. John Warner sailed over 30,000 nautical miles during the deployment and carried out missions in support of theater commanders. It also pinned “dolphins” on 11 officers and 22 enlisted crew who […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy celebrated the keel laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785) at Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII -NNS) in Newport News, Va., March 16. The submarine is named for former five-term U.S. Senator from Virginia and Secretary of the Navy John Warner. In a time-honored Navy tradition, the initials […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the nation’s newest submarine John Warner (SSN 785) during a ceremony on-site where the ship is being constructed.   The ceremony will be attended by Senator John Warner, Ship’s Sponsor Jeanne Warner, Navy personnel and thousands of shipbuilders. John Warner (SSN 785) is the 12th Virginia-class […]

  • 4 February 2015

    The US Navy’s future Virginia-class submarine, John Warner (SSN 785) reached a milestone on Monday as the crew began moving aboard. The submarine, named after former Senator John Warner, is in the final stages of construction and testing at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division. Cmdr. Dan Caldwell, the submarine’s prospective commanding officer, said: […]

  • 7 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785), the first of the Virginia-class attack submarines to be homported in Naval Station Norfolk, was christened at Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., Sept. 6.   “The christening of the future USS John Warner is not only a celebration of a dedicated Sailor, Marine and public servant, but […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine, John Warner (SSN 785), successfully completed its initial sea trials on Saturday. Sea trials are aggressive operational tests that demonstrate the submarine’s capabilities at sea. John Warner, the first Virginia-class submarine to be named for a person, is being built as part of a teaming arrangement between Huntington Ingalls Industries’ […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of PCU John Warner (SSN 785) June 25, the 12th submarine of the Virginia Class. John Warner is the second of eight Virginia-class Block III ships and the sixth to be delivered to the U.S. Navy by Newport News Shipbuilding. John Warner successfully completed the Navy’s Board of Inspection and […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Virginia-class attack submarine USS John Warner (SSN 785) was commissioned during a ceremony attended by more than 2,500 in its future homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 1, 2015. Displaying its motto “On a Mission to Defend Freedom,” the ship is the 12th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the US Navy’s operating fleet. The […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division hosted a visit by former U.S. Sen. John Warner and ship’s sponsor Jeanne Warner yesterday to see the steady progress being made on the Virginia-class fast attack submarine bearing his name.   John Warner (SSN 785) has reached its “pressure hull complete” construction milestone, which signifies that all […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that the Virginia-class submarine John Warner (SSN 785) was launched into the James River on Sept. 10 at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, kicking off the final outfitting, testing and crew certification phase of construction prior to sea trials next year.   “The John Warner team has made tremendous progress over the last year,” said […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS John Warner (SSN 785), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, VirginiaVa.  John Warner, designated SSN 785, honors Sen. John W. Warner for a lifetime of service to the Commonwealth of Virginia and […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Burt J. Canfield relieved Cmdr. Daniel B. Caldwell as commanding officer of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS John Warner (SSN 785) during a change of command ceremony held at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Sept. 18. The event was the ship’s first change of command since its commissioning on August 1, 2015 in its homeport […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is buzzing with activity of a different sort as teams of shipbuilders put the final touches on preparations for the christening of the Virginia-class submarine John Warner (SSN 785).   The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and is open to invited guests, but […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division completed post-shakedown availability (PSA) work on the U.S. Navy submarine USS John Warner (SSN 785). HII said it was the shipyard’s first PSA of a Virginia-class submarine and the first accomplished without having to put the boat into a dry dock for external hull work. […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P. received a $15.2 million modification to a previously awarded Virginia Class Submarines contract on Feb. 18, 2014. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.   The contract relates to supply of long lead time materials in support of the manufacture of propulsors for the future […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division shipped two Virginia-class submarine modules to program partner General Dynamics Electric Boat on Sept. 19 — a first for the program and part of the plan to increase shipment capacity in support of the U.S. Navy’s two-submarines-per-year build rate. The module that comprises the torpedo room for […]

  • 14 April 2018
    Authorities

    US, French and UK forces launched strikes on Syrian chemical facilities in the morning hours of April 14 in response to chemical attacks used by the Syrian government early April. US guided missile destroyer USS Higgins and USS Laboon, guided missile cruiser USS Monterey and Virginia-class submarine USS John Warner (SSN-785) were joined by French FREMM […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Industry news

    Pre-Commissioning Unit Mississippi (SSN 782) sponsor Ms. Allison Stiller christened the ninth Virginia-class submarine during a ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat, Dec. 3. During her remarks, Stiller mentioned today marked the 38th christening that she has attended, but emphasized how special the day was for her. “All of the christenings have been special, but […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities

    The crew on board the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) put on hard hats and safety goggles to commence a Chief of Naval Operations planned incremental availability (PIA) period, Aug. 14, just two months after returning to its homeport in San Diego following a near 10-month deployment. According to Mark Warner, Carl Vinson […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities

    US Navy Airman William Gutierrez, from Estero, Fla., walks past an EA-18G Growler from the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 139 on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).   Carl Vinson and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, are on deployment in the U.S. […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy announced that its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS John Finn (DDG 113) is set to be commissioned on July 15 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Pier Kilo 10. Adm. Harry Harris, Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Laura Stavridis, the wife of […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Training & Education

    A select few of the Navy’s newest Sailors will play an essential role in helping some Americans mark the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7; they’re boat drivers who transport visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial. After basic training and rating instruction, many Sailors’ first duty station involves going to sea […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors recover an aircraft during night flight operations on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Authorities

    On Thursday 6 August 2015, the Head of German Armed Forces Operational Command, Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Fritz, visited the EU Naval Force Operational Headquarter at Northwood. Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Fritz was met by the Deputy Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Christoph Joachim Muller-Meinhard (German Navy). During his visit, Lieutenant General Fritz […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron Patrol Boat HMS Scimitar has recently returned from a visit to Casablanca.   As part of her annual training requirement, HMS Scimitar must conduct long range navigation training, this should be done out of her normal operating area and the 200 nautical mile journey provided such an opportunity. “The visit to […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS St. John’s returned to her homeport in Halifax on July 23 after spending six months deployed to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). Joining SNMG1 on January 18, 2018, the frigate contributed to NATO operations as part of the Canadian operation Reassurance. During the deployment, St. John’s sailed in the […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The Navy takes pride in the feat of its four personnel who are members of the Philippine sailing team which recently garnered the championsh… By Elena L. Aben (mb) [mappress] Source: mb,March 23, 2011;

  • 15 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The United States Navy awarded Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, with a contract to expand the inventory of its Level 1 H-1200 Fast Flow Fluid Warmers aboard the USNS Mercy medical treatment facility hospital ship. When lives are at stake from significant blood loss due to trauma or major surgery, the Level […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS St. John’s departed Naval Station Halifax on January 16 to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1. The bad weather delayed the frigate’s departure by two hours, but the crew are now en route to Europe where they will represent the Canadian contribution to NATO operations in Central and Eastern […]