Sunday, October 28, 2012

USS Minnesota SSN 783 Christened

Originally Published October 28, 2012; Last Updated November 09, 2012; Last Republished October 28, 2012:
Today, submarine sponsor, Mrs. Ellen Roughead, christened USS Minnesota SSN 783 during an indoor ceremony at the Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding.

Minnesota is the 10th Virginia-class submarine (VCS) and the end of Block two—the next eight VCSs, Block III, will be purchased under a fixed-price incentive contract, N00024-09-C-2104.

UPDATED 11/12/2012 UPI, NNS launches Navy submarine
UPDATED 11/09/2012 Pictorial: Building a nuclear submarine – USS Minnesota (SSN 783)
DVIDs, USS Minnesota Christening, Part 1

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