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  • 25 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport in Pearl Harbor this week, joining five sister boats already stationed on Hawaii. In addition to becoming the sixth Virginia-class submarine at Pearl Harbor, Missouri will also join another navy vessel named after the midwestern US state. The […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Training & Education

    A flag flown over USS Missouri (SSN 780) will be a part of the 68th anniversary of the USS Missouri’s (BB-63) launching and 13th anniversary of the ship’s opening as a memorial in Pearl Harbor, Jan. 28. The Battleship Missouri Memorial will feature numerous special events to commemorate both anniversaries as well as culminate the […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Training & Education

    In a sign of solidarity, the commanding officer and crew aboard Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) sent their prayers and condolences to the people of Missouri following a tornado that ripped through the city of Joplin, Mo., May 22. “The officers and crew of USS Missouri extend their support and condolences to the […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Just slightly beyond the two-year commissioning anniversary of USS Missouri (SSN 780), the commanding officer, chief of the boat and three Sailors will visit their namesake state, Aug. 26-30. Cmdr. Mike Luckett, who took command of Missouri in April 2012, will embark on his first namesake state visit since assuming command of the Virginia-class attack […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Distinguished visitors participated in a four-day embark aboard Virginia-class submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780), as it operated in the Atlantic Ocean, March 9. The guests gained an appreciation and awareness of the capabilities of the Missouri as it transited from the Navy’s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center in the Bahamas to Naval Submarine Base […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Missouri (SSN 780) and General Dynamics Electric Boat accomplished two major milestones, a first for the Virginia-class submarine program, by completing the submarine’s post-shakedown availability (PSA) sea trials and extended modernization Jan. 6, a month ahead of schedule. “I’m proud of the crew for their hard work to accomplish these milestones,” […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The first sea lord and chief of naval staff of the British Royal Navy visited the Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780), the seventh ship of the class, during his tour of General Dynamics Electric Boat, Oct. 17. Adm. Mark Stanhope serves as the Royal Navy’s professional head and chairman of the navy […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Eight USS Missouri (SSN 780) Sailors continue their volunteer efforts by organizing 200 volunteers to assist with clean-up efforts in Joplin, Mo., June 2. The Sailors dispersed over several areas of Joplin to remove debris, assist homeowners with recovery of their belongings and oversee volunteers. “After our first day in Joplin it became clear […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) returned home to Groton, Conn., June 8, after completing an 11-week surge deployment overseas.   Missouri’s crew of more than 140 officers and enlisted personnel departed March 24 to conduct assigned theater security missions in the U.S. European Command region. Cmdr. Michael Luckett, Missouri’s commanding officer, said his […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Eight USS Missouri (SSN 780) Sailors who took voluntary leave to assist their namesake state are returning to Groton, Conn., June 8. To officially thank them for their service, Kansas City Mayor Sly James and several city council members met the Sailors at the Kansas City International Airport to thank them for their efforts […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities

    After wartime service in the Pacific aboard the storied “Mighty Mo” – the battleship USS Missouri – one of the ship’s nine original 16-inch guns that fired 2,700-pound shells was moved today to a permanent display within historic Fort Miles at Cape Henlopen State Park. Of yet another historic note, the big gun was mounted on […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Eight USS Missouri (SSN 780) Sailors departed their homeport in Groton, Conn., for Joplin, Mo., June 1, to assist with recovery efforts following a tornado that tour through city last month. The eight Sailors elected to take voluntary leave for one week to assist victims and with cleanup efforts in Joplin. “The real story […]

  • 29 January 2018

    US Navy’s Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) arrived to Pearl Harbor on January completing a homeport change from Groton, Connecticut. Missouri is now assigned to Submarine Squadron 1, and is the sixth Virginia-class submarine stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “I can’t thank enough the staff of Submarine Squadron One and COMSUBPAC for facilitating […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) undocked from General Dynamics Electric Boat Aug. 12. Missouri and its crew of 134 officers and enlisted Sailors arrived at Electric Boat Jan. 25. While at Electric Boat, the sub underwent various maintenance work and several system upgrades. “The undocking is important because it represents not […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Training & Education

    A few hundred families, friends and Navy personnel welcomed home USS Missouri (SSN 780) at Naval Submarine Base New London, Dec. 20, after the Virginia-class attack submarine completed its first overseas deployment. Missouri was one of eight East Coast-based attack submarines that departed in 2013 for a regularly scheduled six-month cruise. “These submarines all performed […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Secretary of Defense Robert Gates toured the Battleship Missouri Memorial during a stopover on Oahu enroute to a summit in Singapore, May 31. Missouri’s historical significance during WWII, and the nation’s recent observance of Memorial were contributing factors for Gates’ visit to the memorial; however, Gates had a more personal reason for visiting. “I […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense paid a visit to the USS Missouri Memorial to speak with service members from the area. The Honorable Ashton B. Carter thanked the service members for volunteering their time and energy to the military. “It’s a great feeling to wake up in the morning and to go to work […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Thousands of people gathered in front of the Arizona State Capitol at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza to attend the opening ceremony for a World War II memorial Dec. 7. The memorial, “Guns to Salute the Fallen,” features plaques with the names of the 1,902 Arizona Sailors, who perished during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, on […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Authorities

      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, […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has officially confirmed the October 22, 2016 date for the commissioning of the recently delivered USS Detroit. The U.S. Navy previously accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on August 12. Following its commissioning, the ship will make its […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Training & Education

    A nine-foot bronze statue on a black granite pedestal honoring Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, who directed the War of the Pacific, was unveiled at its permanent installation next to the battleship USS Missouri ‘Mighty Mo’ (BB 63) Memorial Sept. 2 on Ford Island, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The statue unveiling was part of the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities

    The command of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) welcomed a new commander in a time-honored change of command ceremony Aug. 12, atop the historic battleship USS Missouri, the “Mighty Mo.”   Cmdr. Paul Pampuro relieved Cmdr. Douglas Bradley as commanding officer. In command for more than two years, Bradley led […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Members of Australian Clearance Dive Teams One and Four (AUSCDT 1 and AUSCDT 4) have taken time out from participating in Exercise RIMPAC 2012, to visit one of the United States most revered war graves. On December 7 1941, the Japanese struck at “Battleship Row” in Pearl Harbor, marking the start of war in the […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Authorities

    The top command at Naval Submarine Base New London was disestablished Aug. 22 during an outdoor ceremony aboard Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) stationed in Groton, Connecticut.   Submarine Group 2 has been disbanded after 49 years in a move that streamlines the command-and-control structure for Atlantic-based attack submarines and aligns it with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics Electric Boat reached a major construction milestone on the submarine Mississippi (SSN-782), completing work on the pressure hull in less time than any previous ship of its class. Electric Boat achieved “pressure hull complete” three weeks faster than the previous Virginia-class submarine record. Additionally, work on Mississippi’s radar, hatches, sonar dome and […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and embarked Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) arrived in Pearl Harbor, June 13, for a port visit. The one-day visit is being used to receive supplies, pick up “Tigers” (civilian friends and family) who will ride the ship back to […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 150 Sailors participated in a wreath laying ceremony on the USS Arizona Memorial June 4 to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway.  The Battle of Midway, considered the turning point of the Pacific during World War II, was fought over a period of three days starting June 4, 1942 when […]