Attack submarine New Jersey delivered to US Navy

The US Navy Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine during alpha sea trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has delivered the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS New Jersey to the US Navy. The submarine is the eleventh Virginia-class boat delivered by NNS, and the 23rd built as part of the teaming agreement with General Dynamics...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/maritime-security-world/naval/submersibles-naval/attack-submarine-new-jersey-delivered-to-us-navy/

SSN 796 successfully completes its initial sea trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully completed initial sea trials of the Virginia-class attack submarine New Jersey (SSN 796)

SSN 79 spent several days at sea to test the boat’s systems and components. Testing included submerging the submarine for the first time and conducting high-speed maneuvers while on the surface and submerged. NNS teams will continue the testing program ahead of delivering the boat to the U.S. Navy.

“T...

https://www.marinelog.com/shipbuilding/ssn-796-successfully-completes-its-initial-sea-trials/

US Navy attack submarine Massachusetts floated out

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division launched the future US Navy attack submarine USS Massachusetts at its facilities in Virginia on Friday, February 23. The future Massachusetts is the 25th Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarine and will be the 12th delivered...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/maritime-security-world/naval/submersibles-naval/us-navy-attack-submarine-massachusetts-floated-out/

Newport News awarded CVN 75 RCOH worth potential $913 million

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has been awarded an advanced planning contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

The CVN 75 RCOH contract, which has a total potential value of $913 million, includes engineering, design, material procurement and fabrication, documentation, resource forecasting and pre-overhaul inspections.

“Comprehensive planning is...

https://www.marinelog.com/news/newport-news-awarded-cvn-75-rcoh-worth-potential-913-million/

Newport News Shipbuilding delivers first Columbia-class stern

first Columbia stern on barge

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has delivered the stern of the first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine stern to General Dynamics Electric Boat. Transported on GD Electric Boat’s Bollinger-built 400-foot-long ocean transport barge Holland to its facility in Quonset Point, R.I., the first Columbia-class stern delivery marked a significant milestone in the Columbia class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) program.

The first Columbia-class...

https://www.marinelog.com/shipbuilding/shipyards/shipyard-news/newport-news-shipbuilding-delivers-first-columbia-class-stern/

Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | August 11 – Patrol vessels for Bulgaria, Canada and Guyana plus US Navy submarine construction

Construction is nearly completed on a new patrol vessel for the Guyana Defence Force’s maritime arm while work continues on a future US Navy submarine and the lead ship ..

The post Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | August 11 – Patrol vessels for Bulgaria, Canada and Guyana plus US Navy...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/maritime-security-world/naval/ships-naval/maritime-security-vessel-news-roundup-august-11-patrol-vessels-for-bulgaria-canada-and-guyana-plus-us-navy-submarine-construction/

Republicans Call for White House Shipbuilding Boost to Support AUKUS Attack Sub Sale

Virginia-class submarine USS Oregon (SSN-793) transits the Thames River during routine operations in Groton, Conn., on Oct. 6. US Navy Photo

A group of Republican lawmakers is calling on the Biden administration to boost submarine industrial base support with a claim the U.S. submarine force could be at risk if Washington goes through with the sale of Virginia-class nuclear attack boats to the Royal Australian Navy, according to the letter obtained by USNI News.

On Wednesday, the group of 22...

https://news.usni.org/2023/07/27/republicans-call-for-white-house-shipbuilding-boost-to-support-aukus-attack-sub-sale

Senate Bill Sets Up AUKUS Sub Buy as U.S. Industrial Capacity Questions Linger

USS Vermont (SSN-792) makes her way up the Thames River and past the City of New London as she returns home after conducting routine operations to Submarine Base New London on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. US Navy Photo

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The U.S. Senate took a tangible step forward to supply the Royal Australian Navy with its own nuclear attack boats with a new AUKUS bill that sets a framework to transfer Virginia-class attack boats to Canberra by the 2030s, Sen Tim Kaine (D-Va.) told reporters on...

https://news.usni.org/2023/07/14/senate-bill-sets-up-aukus-sub-buy-as-u-s-industrial-capacity-questions-linger

White House ‘Confident’ In AUKUS Plan for Australian Nuclear-powered Submarine Fleet

President Joe Biden greets British Prime Minister Rishi Surnak and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese the AUKUS bilateral meeting in San Diego, Calif, March 13, 2023. DoD Photo

The White House’s senior coordinator for the Indo-Pacific is “confident” that Australia, the United Kingdom and United States can meet the challenge of Canberra fielding its own nuclear-powered submarine force.

Speaking Monday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Kurt Campbell said that after 18...

https://news.usni.org/2023/06/26/white-house-confident-in-aukus-plan-for-australian-nuclear-powered-submarine-fleet

Submarine Supply Chain Largest Barrier to Improving Virginia Attack Sub Schedule, Says Boykin

Newport News Shipbuilding president Jennifer Boykin speaks at the christening of attack submarines Massachusettes on May 7, 2023. HII Photo

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Availability of parts, not people, is the largest barrier right now to catch up with the delays in constructing Virginia-class nuclear attack boats, company officials at submarine builder Newport News Shipbuilding told USNI News.

Based on the latest estimates from the Navy, Newport News and Electric Boat, industry is delivering 1.2...

https://news.usni.org/2023/05/08/submarine-supply-chain-largest-barrier-to-improving-virginia-attack-sub-schedule-says-boykin

Join Our Newsletter
Enter your email to receive a weekly round-up of shipping news.
icon