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.
Tag Archives : Virginia-class
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.
25 Jul 2019
BAE Systems press release BAE Systems has received a follow-on contract to produce 28 more ...
14 Apr 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)'s Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $727.4 million contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat to continue the procurement of long-lead-time material for Virginia-class submarines.
19 Mar 2019
General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) secured a $2,04 bn US Navy order for the advance purchase of materials for the Virginia-class nuclear-powered fast attack submarines, the US Department of Defense announced yesterday.