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|1.09k||Newport News Shipbuilding is teamed with General Dynamics Electric Boat to build Virginia-class submarines. Newport News Shipbuilding builds the stern, habitability & machinery spaces, torpedo room, sail and bow. Electric Boat builds the pressure hull, engine room and control room. Newport News Shipbuilding and Electric Boat each perform work on the reactor plant as well as alternate on the final assembly, test, outfit and delivery. The team has been recognized as the best shipbuilding program in the Navy.|
Virginia-class Infographic PDF.
|Text & photo courtesy of huntingtoningalls.com.|
|644k||An artist rendering of the Virginia-class submarine Vermont (SSN-792), 25 September 2014.||USN photo #140925-N-ZZ999-001, illustration by Stan Bailey courtesy of navy.mil. via Ron Reeves (of blessed memory).|
|280k||Front, U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, flanked by Mayor Miro Weinberger, left, and Gov. Peter Shumlin, announces the naming of a fast-attack submarine after the state of Vermont during a ceremony in Burlington Thursday morning, 25 September 2014. The Vermont (SSN-792) is the first US Navy vessel to be named after the Green Mountain State in more than 100 years.||Text courtesy of burlingtonfreepress.com.
USN photo # 140918-N-LV331-001, by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Armando Gonzales.
|100k||3 photo PDF of the Vermont's (SSN-792) christening. She was sponsored by Gloria Valdez, former Deputy Secretary of the Navy.||Photos courtesy of Dale Hargrave.|
PDF added 01/22/19.
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