|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