USS Texas (SSN-775) is the second of the Virginia-class submarine to be built. The keel for Texas was laid on July 12, 2002 and the ship was christened on July 31, 2004. In this photo she had yet to taste or feel sea water for the first time in her life!
NSSN Virginia Class Attack Submarine, U.S. attack subs are ready to counter this threats from Third World countries as well as other missions ranging from intelligence collection and special forces delivery to anti-ship and missile attacks on land targets.
NORFOLK (Oct. 28, 2011) Sailors assigned to the Virginia-class attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit California (SSN 781) board the boat as they bring her to life during a commissioning rehearsal ceremony the day before the Navys newest Virginia-class submarine is commissioned. California is the eighth Virginia-class submarine and will be homeported in Groton, Conn. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Osborne/Released)
Happy Independence Day everyone! I've put together an album of my workplace Newport News Shipbuilding. I have the privilege of building the most badass ship on the planet the Virginia-class submarine and wanted to share some pictures and commentary of how they're made.
Best Shelter for Rich ($1,5billion buying+$100million yearly cost) will be a USS Virginia (SSN-774) nuclear submarine. Be sure to dock in an EMP protected safe place. If you have a Richie Rich community build your Prepper Fleet.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (May 3, 2008) Sailors man the ship and officially bring the newest Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) to life during her commissioning ceremony. North Carolina is the fourth Virginia-class submarine to be commissioned and the first major U.S. Navy combatant vessel class designed with the post-Cold War security environment in mind.
US. Navy commissioned newest Virginia-class attack submarine North Dakota (SSN 784) during ceremony Oct.25,2014,at Submarine Base New London,Groton,Connecticut. North Dakota is the second ship named in honor of the state of North Dakota, and the 11th Virginia-class submarine. The first USS North Dakota (BB 29), was a Delaware-class battleship commissioned into the U.S. Navy in 1910, displacing 24,320 tons with a main armament of 10 12-inch guns. She was decommissioned in 1923.
The sub, currently designated SSN-791, is the last of eight Virginia-class fast attack nuclear submarines scheduled to be delivered in 2019. Description from nosint.blogspot.ca. I searched for this on bing.com/images
“USS NORTH DAKOTA” (SSN-784) was a (377') (Block lll) Virginia Class Nuclear Powered Fast Attack Submarine – Commissioned: 23 October 2004 – Crew: 15 Officers, 120 Enlisted - Armament: 4 x 21 Inch (533mm) Torpedo Tubes, 12 x Tomahawk BGM-109 Launch Tubes (with 37 x Mk.48 Torpedoes & Missile Reloads, Torpedo Room) Still in Active Service as of 2017 – Virginia Class Submarines are Designed for a Broad Spectrum of Open Ocean and Littoral (Shallow Coastal Water) Missions
GROTON, Conn. (May. 5, 2007) Sailors assigned to Virginia-class fast-attack submarine PCU Hawaii (SSN 776) paint the submarine while moored at Submarine Base New London. PCU Hawaii is set to be commissioned Saturday, May 5th, at Submarine Base New London. U.S. Navy photo by John Narewski (RELEASED)