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Oregon (SSN-793)


Virginia Class Attack Submarine: Named Oregon (SSN-793) on 7 October 2014.
SSN-784 through approximately SSN-791 are planned to make up the Third Block or "Flight" Block III subs will feature a revised bow, including some technology from Ohio class SSGNs. SSN-793 will be built at Electric Boat in Groton, Connecticut.

Specifications:Power Plant: One S9G pressurized water reactor, 29.84MW (40,000hp), one shaft with pumpjet propulsor, Improved Performance Machinery Program Phase III one secondary propulsion submerged motor. Displacement, 7,800 tons submerged. Length: 377 feet. Draft: 32 feet. Beam: 34 feet. Speed: 25+ knots submerged. Depth: Greater than 800 feet. 12 VLS & four torpedo tubes, capable of launching Mark 48 torpedoes, UGM-109 Tactical Tomahawks, Harpoon (missile)s and the new advanced mobile mine when it becomes available: Unmanned Undersea Vehicles, Special Warfare: Dry Deck Shelter. Advanced SEAL Delivery System. Sonars: Spherical active/passive arrays. Light Weight Wide Aperture Arrays. TB-16, TB-29, and future towed arrays. High-frequency chin and sail arrays. Countermeasures: 1 internal launcher (reloadable 2-barrel) 14 external launchers. Crew: 134 officers and men.


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Virginia-class1.09kNewport 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.
Virginia-class579kIn the shadow of the mast of the celebrated battleship ex-Oregon (BB-3) in Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Secretary Ray Mabus announced the Navy will revive the Oregon name by applying it to a submarine currently under construction. Photo courtesy of Mike Francis / The Oregonian / oregonlive.com.
Virginia-class1.02kSecretary of the Navy poses for a photo with Blueback Base members in Portland, Ore., after naming the next Virginia-class attack submarine Oregon (SSN-793).Text & photo courtesy of marinelink.com. & Mike Brock.
Virginia-class149kStephen Corr welding the outline of Dana Richardson’s initials on the Oregon (SSN-793) keel as Dana Richardson, wife of Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations and Electric Boat President Jeff Geiger look on 8 July 2017, in North Kingstown, R.I. U.S. Navy photo navytimes.com via Thomas Lee | Managing Editor, Undersea Warfare Magazine.
Photo added 11/11/17.

There is no DANFS History currently available for Oregon (SSN-793) at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The VIRGINIA Class America's Next Submarine
The Virginia Class—A New Submarine for the 21st Century
SSN-774 Virginia-class NSSN New Attack Submarine Centurion
NSSN VIRGINIA CLASS ATTACK SUBMARINE, USA
HISTORIC SUBMARINE DOCUMENTARY AND TRAINING FILMS
Making a Submarine - General Dynamics
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