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  • 30 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789) arrived at her new homeport of Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, exactly a month after entering service. The submarine was commissioned in Port Canaveral, Florida, on September 29, and arrived at Groton on October 29, after sailing up the Thames River. Indiana now joins […]

  • 28 April 2017

    The U.S. Navy announced it would christen its newest Virginia-class fast attack submarine, the future USS Indiana (SSN 789), on Saturday, April 29, at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who previously served as the 50th governor of Indiana, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Diane Donald, wife of retired […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy will commission Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789) in a ceremony at the Navy Port at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Port Canaveral, Florida, on Saturday. The principal speaker will be US Representative Jim Banks from Indiana. Diane Donald, wife of retired Adm. Kirkland H. Donald, director of Naval […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    All hull sections of the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarine USS Indiana have been joined to form a single, watertight unit meaning that the 16th submarine in the class is now ‘pressure hull complete’. Pressure hull complete is the last major milestone before the submarine’s christening. Construction began in September 2012 under a teaming agreement between […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has officially received the Virginia-class submarine Indiana (SSN 789) from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division. The future USS Indiana (SSN 789) was delivered to the navy on June 25 as the 16th submarine in its class built as part of the teaming agreement with General Dynamics Electric Boat and the […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will host a ship naming ceremony in honor of USS Indiana, June 22, at 10 a.m. CDT at the Indianapolis War Memorial, Indianapolis, Ind. Indiana, a Virginia-class submarine designated SSN 789, is the third ship to be named for the state. The previous ship of the name, a battleship […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has announced that its newest fast-attack submarine, USS Indiana (SSN 789), is scheduled to be commissioned on September 29, 2018. The ceremony will take place at the Navy Port at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Port Canaveral, Florida, Sept. 29, 2018. The Huntington Ingalls Industries-built Block III submarine completed her initial […]

  • 1 May 2017

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding on April 29 hosted the christening ceremony of Indiana (SSN 789), the U.S. Navy’s 16th Virginia-class submarine. With a single swing, ship’s sponsor Diane Donald performed the traditional honor of breaking a bottle of American sparkling wine across the submarine’s hull. Donald is the wife of Adm. Kirkland Donald […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries launched the U.S. Navy’s 16th Virginia-class submarine Indiana (SSN 789) on June 9 at its Newport News Shipbuilding division. The boat was moved to the shipyard’s submarine pier for final outfitting, testing and crew certification. “Launch is a true testament to our shipbuilders’ roughly four years of hard work,” said Matt Needy, Newport […]

  • 28 May 2018

    US Navy Virginia-class submarine Indiana (SSN 789) has completed initial sea trials, submarine builder Huntington Ingalls Industries announced. The initial round of sea trials, known as alpha trials, provides an opportunity to test all systems and components. It includes submerging for the first time and high-speed maneuvers while on the surface and submerged. “Sea trials is […]

  • 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. […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries will hold a keel laying ceremony for US Navy’s new submarine. The ceremony will be held on May 16 at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding site. The contract to build USS Indiana (SSN-789), a Virginia-class submarine, was awarded to Huntington Ingalls Industries in partnership with the Electric Boat division of General Dynamics in […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) held a keel-laying ceremony for future USS Iowa (SSN 797), the 24th unit in the US Navy’s Virginia-class of nuclear-powered attack submarines. Iowa is also the fourth US Navy ship to bear the name. The last ship to bear the name was the lead ship of Iowa-class battleships which saw […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy laid the keel for future Virginia-class submarine Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795) in a ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Connecticut, on May 11. The initials of the submarine’s sponsor, Darleen Greenert, were welded onto a steel plate that will be permanently affixed to the submarine. She is the wife of former […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to commission its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Indianapolis (LCS 17), in a ceremony in Burns Harbor, Indiana, on October 26. The future USS Indianapolis, designated LCS 17, honors Indiana’s state capital and largest city. It will be the fourth ship to bear the name. The most recent Indianapolis […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy will christen its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Indianapolis (LCS 17), in Marinette, Wisconsin, on April 14.  The future USS Indianapolis, built at Fincantieri Marinette Marine, will be the fourth ship to bear the name of Indiana’s capital city. “The future USS Indianapolis honors more than a city, it pays tribute […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest Freedom variant littoral combat ship USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) is set to enter service in an October 26 ceremony in Burns Harbor, Indiana. LCS-17 is the fourth ship to carry the name of Indiana’s capital city. The first Indianapolis was a steamer built for the US Shipping Board (USSB) and commissioned […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shortly after General Dynamics’ NASSCO division received a contract to build the first six U.S. Navy oilers, Electric Boat, another GD division was awarded a $116 million contract modification to manufacture Virginia payload modules and South Dakota insertion prototype materials in support of Virginia-class submarines. Work will mostly be performed in Mount Vernon, Indiana (25.5 percent); Depew, […]

  • 22 January 2015

    Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9 welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony in the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Jan. 21. Capt. Christopher M. Engdahl, a native of South Bend, Indiana, relieved Capt. William M. Triplett, from Baltimore, of his duties as DESRON-9 commander during the ceremony. During his tour […]

  • 12 May 2015

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) hosted Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews, commander, Navy Recruiting Command (NRC), and nine university senior administrators and academics on April 28-29 off the coast of San Diego as part of NRC’s Educators to Sea (ETS) Distinguished Visitors (DV) program. Participants in the ETS program […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Naval Reactors Program awards approximately $34.5 million in contracts to BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. The work funded by these contracts will support the manufacture of naval nuclear reactor components for US Navy submarines and aircraft carriers. BWXT is the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for submarines and aircraft carriers. BWXT has been manufacturing […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce has delivered the twin fixed pitch propellers to Bath Iron Works for installation on the US Navy’s most modern surface combatant, the future USS Zumwalt, the first ship of the DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class. The provision of the twin fixed pitch propellers marks the completion of the power and propulsion system delivery from […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Country music performer Toby Keith visited the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) during an island tour of Guam in support of troops deployed overseas May 1. Keith has been touring military installations in coordination with United Services Organization (USO) since 2002 to boosts the spirits of Sailors throughout the fleet and overseas. “Growing […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) visited the U.S. Naval Academy, Oct. 19-22, providing a force awareness during the academy’s homecoming weekend. In addition to providing platform for midshipmen to tour, the Sailors of the Groton-homeported ship instilled an awareness of the undersea domain and imparted strategic uses of the […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spreading out the Talisman Sabre 2017 ceremonial flag aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) off the coast of Sydney Australia on June 29 senior leaders of the United States and Australia kicked off Australia’s largest military exercise. In its 7th iteration, Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise that unites more than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel […]

  • 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.) […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    LRAD Corporation, the world’s leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced on June 11 it has been awarded a multi-year $12.2 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for small, medium and large LRAD AHDs from the United States Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center located in Crane, Indiana. The contract was competitively bid with LRAD […]

  • 5 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command announced the death of a Marine who was supporting operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group. Cpl. Jordan L. Spears, 21, of Memphis, Indiana, was lost at sea Oct 1, 2014, in […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), joined other participants of exercise Talisman Sabre 2017 on July 8 ahead of the start of major at-sea portions of the drill. TS 17 is a joint exercise between the U.S. and Australia being held biennially off the coast of Australia. The exercise officially kicked […]