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  • 19 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy guided missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) will soon be ready for a return to operations after completing a 27-month overhaul at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility. Originally the lead ship of the US Navy’s Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines, the submarine was converted into a guided missile platform. The conversion […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Electric Boat Corp., a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a not-to-exceed $101,295,930 contract modification for the manufacturing of 22 tactical missile tubes in support of the Ohio-class replacement. More specifically, Electric Boat is to deliver tactical missile tubes to support the manufacture of the common missile compartment for the Ohio Replacement Program. Work will be performed […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The United States Navy finalized 159 critical specifications for the nation’s next generation ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), the Ohio Replacement, on March 28.   These specifications, in conjunction with the final ship length, translate the Navy’s SSBN requirements to guide engineering and design efforts, ensuring the Ohio Replacement will meet the U.S. strategic deterrence requirements […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ohio class submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrived at Subic Bay March 22 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With its crew of approximately 150, Ohio is conducting missions and showcasing the latest capabilities of the U.S. Navy’s submarine fleet during this deployment. “We are very excited to […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrived in Subic Bay Oct. 1 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 160, Ohio will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “The Officers and Crew of Ohio […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ Electric Boat division a $23.6 million contract modification to continue development of the U.S. Navy’s Ohio Replacement submarine. Under the terms of the modification, Electric Boat will perform air conditioning unit detail design, prototype unit manufacture and technical manual development. Initially awarded in December 2012, the five-year $1.85 billion […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Industry news

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) completed its most expansive Major Maintenance Period (MMP) July 11, with USS Ohio’s (SSGN 726) certification for unrestricted operations. Major Maintenance Periods are part of a guided missile/special operation forces boat’s (SSGN) normal operating cycle and occur after the submarine has been forward deployed […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ohio-class guided missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrived in Busan, Korea, Oct. 24, for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 160, Ohio will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “This is a great opportunity for […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Authorities

    A Sailor assigned to USS Ohio (SSGN 726) became the first female supply officer to qualify in submarines, June 22. Lt. Britta Christianson of Ohio’s Gold Crew received her Submarine Supply Corps “dolphins” from the Gold Crew Commanding Officer Capt. Rodney Mills during a brief ceremony at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency Region Four and Five as well as Ohio and Kentucky officials are responding to a reported 8,000 gallon diesel spill from the Duke Energy W.C. Beckjord Power Station near Cincinnati, Ohio.   The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Ohio Valley has established a safety zone on the […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Navy formalized key ship specifications for both the United States’ Ohio Replacement and United Kingdom’s Successor Programs in a document signed Aug. 31 at the Washington Navy Yard. Rear Adm. Thomas J. Eccles, chief engineer and deputy commander Naval Systems Engineering Directorate, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Capt. William J. Brougham, Ohio Replacement […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Authorities

      Guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) (Gold) welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony the Naval Undersea Museum March 9. Capt. Rodney Mills relieved Capt. Dixon Hicks. The ceremony came just three days after Ohio, with its Blue Crew aboard, returned to the Pacific Northwest following a 14-month forward deployment […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $95.5 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class submarine and the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought-class ballistic-missile submarine. The contract modification will enable procurement of 17 missile tubes which will support the manufacture of the Common Missile Compartment. […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    One of the first enlisted women to serve aboard a Navy submarine earned her submarine qualification, or “dolphins,” Aug. 2 and is preparing to deploy aboard USS Michigan (SSGN 727). Chief Culinary Specialist Dominique Saavedra, a native of Los Angeles, became the first female enlisted sailor to earn her silver dolphins in a pinning ceremony […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Blue and Gold crews of USS Alabama (SSBN 731) celebrated the ship’s 30th anniversary with a small ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor on May 22. With this milestone, Alabama becomes the second active Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine to go beyond its originally planned 30-year service life. Cmdr. Paul Reinhardt, Alabama Blue crew […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Training & Education

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has signed a contract with the US Navy under which General Dynamics will continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio replacement submarine and the UK’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine. The USD 15 million contract will finance steam and electrical-plant components, main propulsion unit and shipservice turbine generator sets, along […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN-743) arrived at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility earlier this month ahead of the boat’s scheduled refueling overhaul. The submarine will spend the next two and a half years receiving new nuclear fuel and system upgrades, in addition to getting a modernized reverse osmosis […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities

    Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy’s Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) celebrated the ship’s 30th anniversary with a ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, August 12. With this milestone, Nevada became the fourth active nuclear-warhead carrying ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) and the third based in Bangor to go beyond its originally planned 30-year service life. […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities

    The Blue and Gold crews of USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) celebrated the ship’s 30th anniversary Oct. 6 with a ceremony at the Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, becoming the first Ohio-class SSBN to go beyond its originally planned 30-year service life. When Henry M. Jackson was commissioned Oct. 6, 1984, 30 years of service […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Sheffield Forgemasters, a British heavy engineering firm, a contract worth over 30 million USD for the production of submarine components.   The engineering specialist has confirmed orders for a sequence of castings for the US Ohio submarine replacement program. No further information has been released about the order specifics, but […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrived at Yokosuka, Japan, July 6, to perform a change of command and for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 165, Michigan will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The converted Ohio-class guided missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) docked at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in July to begin a 17-month extended refit period which will end in 2020. Work during this availability includes battery replacement, structural repair and preservation, shaft replacement, other propulsion plant inspections and improvements, and […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s ballistic missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) arrived at Apra Harbor, Guam, for a scheduled port visit on October 30. The U.S. constantly has ballistic missile submarines such as USS Pennsylvania on patrol, provide an important element of the U.S. nuclear deterrence force. USS Pennsylvania is the tenth Ohio-class submarine and is armed with […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. – Marine Systems (NGSC-MS), a $15.5 million contract to provide support for the production of the Common Missile Compartment. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will perform technical engineering services, design and development engineering and tactical underwater launcher hardware production to support the development and production […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two U.S. Navy submarines wrapped up their deployments and returned to their homeports in two different submarine bases on March 23. One of them, the guided missile submarine USS Ohio, spent two years away from her home at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. Since its departure in December 2014, Ohio was forward-deployed to Guam, where it conducted surveillance, […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has recently shared photos of its Ohio class ballistic missile submarine USS Maryland  launching a Trident II D5 missile in the Eastern Test Range off the coast of Florida. The Demonstration and Shakedown Operation with the missile launch was conducted with the Strategic Systems Programs on August 31. Designated DASO-27, the operation marked the 161st […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrived at Busan for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific, June 23. With a crew of approximately 165, Michigan will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. USS Michigan is one of four Ohio-class guided-missile […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) gave a tour to Sailors of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) and Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), while in Sepanggar, Malaysia on November 17. The purpose of the tour was to give Malaysian sailors a look into how U.S. submariners live and work aboard […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division a $197 million contract modification for long-lead-time material and advance construction activities on the first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine. The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components and commodity material and to begin advance construction on Columbia (SSBN 826). Newport News is […]