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01 Apr 2021
Huntington Ingalls Industries on March 29 announced that the shipbuilding team, which includes its Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been awarded a contract modification in support of construction of the 10th Virginia-class Block V submarine - Naval News.
05 Mar 2021
Huntington Ingalls Industries on March 3 announced that the Virginia-class submarine Montana (SSN 794) was launched into the James River at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division.
18 Apr 2020
General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) Friday delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine Vermont (SSN 792) to the U.S. Navy. The future USS Vermont is the first of ten Block IV submarines.
06 Apr 2020
The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th Virginia-class attack submarine on April 4, 2020. It is the final Block III Virginia-class submarine, before the next wave of Block IV deliveries.
05 Dec 2019
The U.S. Navy yesterday awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at $22.2 billion for the construction of 9 new Virginia-class submarines. The contract also includes the option of a tenth ship to be constructed within the contract time frame, bringing the total potential contract value to approximately $24.1 billion. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.
03 Dec 2019
The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded a nine-ship -- eight with Virginia Payload Module (VPM) -- Block V contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) Dec. 2.
29 Oct 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division on Friday October 25 delivered the newest fast-attack submarine to the U.S. Navy.
04 Sep 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division successfully completed the initial sea trials on the newest Virginia-class submarine, Delaware (SSN 791).
22 Aug 2019
The keel laying of SSN 797 Iowa, the 24th submarine of the Virginia-class (6th boat of the block IV variant) took place during a ceremony held August 20, 2019 at General Dynamics Electric Boat Quonset Point facility.