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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.|
|331k||Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announces the name of the Virginia-class attack submarine SSN-796 as New Jersey, at Jersey City N.J. on 24 May 2015.||USN photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Armando Gonzales courtesy of navy.mil.|
|274k||Shipyard fitters working on New Jersey (SSN-796), at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia & Technicians Patrick Tarves (l), and Thomas Shaffner work on the New Jersey.||Photos courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries via Ted Sherman & nj.com|
|684k||Jess Batruk, a Newport News Shipbuilding welder originally from New Jersey, displays the welded initials of Susan DiMarco, the sponsor of submarine New Jersey (SSN-796). Also pictured (left to right) are Jennifer Boykin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding; DiMarco; and Cmdr. Joseph Spinks, the submarine's commanding officer.||Photo # DCS19-155-279 by Ashley Cowan/HII, courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries.|
|361k||Outside Machinist Ryan Holliday machines the edges of a hatch for the New Jersey (SSN-796), September 2020.||Photo # DCS20-352-367 by Matt Hildreth courtesy of nns.huntingtoningalls.com..|
|323k||The bow of submarine New Jersey (SSN-796) is transported between outfitting facilities at Newport News Shipbuilding, January-February-2021.||Photo # 3-DCS20-407-32 by Matt Hildreth courtesy of nns.huntingtoningalls.com..|
|2.14k||New Jersey (SSN-796) reached pressure hull complete in February 2021. The construction milestone signifies that all of the submarine’s hull sections have been joined to form a single, watertight unit. The boat is currently 72% complete as of 9 March 2021.||Photo by Matt Hildreth/HII courtesy of cms.ipressroom.com.|
|338k||Electrician Cody Hammonds contributes to the construction of New Jersey (SSN-796).||Photo # 5-DCS20-238-9 by Matt Hildreth/HII courtesy of cms.ipressroom.com.|
|394k||New Jersey (SSN-796) Christening ceremony on 13 November 2021.||Photo courtesy of Dale Hargrave.|
|771k||Approximately 1,800 guests celebrated the christening of pre-commissioning New Jersey (SSN-796) at Newport News Shipbuilding division on 13 November 2021.||Photo DCS21-368-719 by Matt Hildreth/HII courtesy of cms.ipressroom.com.|
|770k||Ship's sponsor Susan DiMarco christens pre-commissioning unit New Jersey (SSN-796) during ceremony on Saturday, 13 November 2021 at Newport News Shipbuilding. Also pictured (left to right) are Cmdr. Carlos Otero, the ship’s prospective commanding officer; Adm. Michael Mullen (U.S. Navy, Ret), former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former chief of naval operations; and Jennifer Boykin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding division.||Photo DCS21-368-758 by Matt Hildreth/HII courtesy of cms.ipressroom.com.|
|2.54k||New Jersey (SSN-796) was launched on 28 April 2022.||Photo DCS22-62-115 by Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc..|
|2.08k||A young lady always covers her stern: New Jersey (SSN-796) was launched on 28 April 2022.||Photo DCS22-62-157 by Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc..|
|1.90k||New Jersey (SSN-796) was launched on 28 April 2022.||Photo DCS22-62-63 by Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc..|
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