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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.|
|579k||In 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.|
|1.02k||Secretary 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.|
|149k||Stephen 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.
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