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  • 11 January 2013
    Industry news

    The state of North Dakota is recognizing its namesake submarine, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota (SSN 784), in a unique way by proclaiming Jan. 11 “USS North Dakota Day.” Cmdr. Doug Gordon, commanding officer, PCU North Dakota, will visit the state, Jan. 9-11, to participate in the events surrounding this special day and to take […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota’s (SSN 784) engineering department master chief and the boat’s prospective executive officer are participating in a namesake visit to the state, Oct. 10 – 13. During their visit to North Dakota, Lt. Cmdr. Kristopher Lancaster and Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SS) James Lucky will visit both Grand Forks and Fargo […]

  • 31 August 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Navy accepted delivery of PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, on Aug. 29, two days prior to its contract delivery date.   North Dakota is the first of eight Virginia Class Block III ships. Approximately 20 percent of North Dakota was redesigned as part of the Virginia […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Training & Education

      The commanding officer of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota (SSN 784) participates in his first namesake visit to the “friendliest” state, Jan. 11-13. “Namesake visits are critical during the construction phase of a submarine because it increases the awareness of the critical investment by the taxpayers of North Dakota and the nation,” said Cmdr. […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      The chief of the boat (COB) assigned to Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota (SSN 784) is participating in his first namesake visit to bring awareness to the Virginia class submarine, Oct. 20-23. PCU North Dakota’s Chief of the Boat Master Chief Electronics Technician (SS/DV) Timothy A. Preabt, originally from Minot, N.D., will meet with […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS North Dakota comes closer to joining the US Navy fleet. The vessel completed its sea trials and will officially become a part of the US Navy on Saturday, 25th of October. The commissioning ceremony for the $2.6 billion Virginia-class submarine will be held at the Naval Submarine Base New London […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The commanding officer of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota (SSN 784) and the chief of the boat (COB) visited Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) units at the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University to educate Midshipmen about the Submarine Force, March 13-14 in Philadelphia. “Visiting the Midshipmen attending Villanova and the University of […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Industry news

    The US Navy’s 11th Virginia-class attack submarine was christened in Groton, Conn., Nov. 2, during a late-morning ceremony at the General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) shipyard. The ceremony marked the official naming of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota (SSN 784). The ship is currently under construction by both GDEB and Newport News Shipbuilding, a division […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Industry news

      The Navy celebrated the keel-laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit North Dakota (SSN 784) at General Dynamics Electric Boat-Quonset Point division in North Kingstown, May 11. In a time-honored Navy tradition, ship’s sponsor Katie Fowler, wife of retired Vice Adm. Jeff Fowler, had her initials welded onto a steel plate that will be permanently affixed to […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Construction on the U.S Navy’ next expeditionary fast transport USNS City of Bismarck officially started with a keel laying ceremony on January 18. The ceremony was held at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard during which former North Dakota District Court Judge Robert Wefald served as keel authenticator. US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that EPF 9 would […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Michael Hollenbach relieved Capt. Douglas Gordon as commanding officer of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Dakota (SSN 784) during a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base, New London, July 23. North Dakota was commissioned Oct. 25, 2014. Under the command of Gordon, North Dakota returned from its first-ever mission, July 20, […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Training & Education

    For the second consecutive year, the crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota (SSN 784) is combining forces to help out the local community by donating toys to a local childcare facility this holiday season. The holiday gift-giving idea was created by Electronics Technician Seaman Apprentice Lucas Pickering and other members of the submarine’s crew […]

  • 26 October 2014
    Authorities

    USS North Dakota (SSN 784) officially became the Navy’s newest addition to the submarine force following a commissioning ceremony held Oct. 25, at Naval Submarine Base New London. North Dakota is the 11th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the fleet, and the first of eight Block III Virginia-class submarines to be built. The Block III […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news

    PCU North Dakota’s (SSN 784) commissioning will be postponed, the U.S. Navy announced on April 16.   This decision is based on the need for additional design and certification work required on the submarine’s redesigned bow and material issues with vendor-assembled and delivered components. “As the Navy works with all vested parties to certify the […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities

    The next joint high speed vessel will be named USNS City of Bismarck (JHSV 9). US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus made the announcement during a ceremony at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck yesterday. Mabus named the ship in honor of North Dakota’s capital city. This will be the first ship in naval history […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, will christen North Dakota (SSN-784), the U.S. Navy’s newest and most advanced nuclear-attack submarine, at its shipyard in Groton, Connecticut, USA on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. Katie Fowler, wife of retired Vice Adm. Jeff Fowler, is the ship’s sponsor. The event’s principal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Electric Boat Corp. is being awarded a $22,2 million contract action against a previously awarded contract for the planning and execution of USS North Dakota (SSN 784) post-delivery work period. Electric Boat Corp. will perform planning and execution efforts, including long lead time material procurement, in preparation to accomplish the maintenance, repair, alterations, testing, and other work […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an $18.2 million contract modification to perform reactor-plant planning yard services for nuclear submarines and supportyard services for moored training ships. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Initially awarded in November 2011, the contract has a potential cumulative value of $121.2 million […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    North Dakota Submarine Completes Alpha Sea Trials 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.   Austal USA: USS Montgomery Hits Production Milestone The future USS […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy christened its ninth expeditionary fast transport vessel, USNS City of Bismarck, during a ceremony at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard, on May 14. USNS City of Bismarck is the ninth of overall 12 EPF vessels Austal is contracted to build for the U.S. Navy. Austal USA has delivered eight EPF so far, with five now […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Industry news

    Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport announced a major milestone for its Virginia Payload Tube Life Cycle Support Facility, Nov. 20 – the installation of the first Virginia Payload Tube. The new facility allows Navy engineers to conduct tests with an actual Virginia-class submarine payload tube. “This unique, ship-like facility will minimize impact on ships’ […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has test fired two Tomahawk cruise missiles from the newly designed submarine payload tubes on the Virginia-class USS North Dakota (SSN-784) for the first time ever. The tests took place in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida and proved the submarine’s ability to load, carry and vertically launch Tomahawk missiles from the new Block […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    PAR Technology Corporation today announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded its subsidiary, Rome Research Corporation (RRC), a five-year $7.9 million contract to provide 24/7/365 operation and maintenance support services at the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Detachment LaMoure, North Dakota.   The Det LaMoure station serves as a versatile swing site for […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced yesterday the next three joint high speed vessels (JHSV) will be named USNS Yuma, USNS Bismarck and USNS Burlington, and two littoral combat ships (LCS) will be named USS Billings and USS Tulsa.  “It is my privilege as Secretary of the Navy to name these ships after five […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) held a change of command ceremony July 23 in Annapolis, Maryland.   Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr. relieved Vice Adm. Michael Miller, becoming the 62nd academy superintendent. Carter, a native of Burrillville, Rhode Island, served as president of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, before he […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) keeps warships like aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) mission ready with fresh food, JP-5 fuel and even ammunition with vertical replenishments and conventional replenishments, Nov. 17. During Operation Damayan, Charles Drew provided humanitarian relief to the Republic of the […]