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Utah (SSN-801)

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Virginia Class Attack Submarine: Named Utah (SSN-801) on 28 September 2015.
Utah will be built at Electric Boat in Groton, Conn.
SSN-792 through approximately SSN-801 are planned to make up the Fourth Block. The main improvement over the Block III is the reduction of major maintenance periods from four to three, increasing each ship's total lifetime deployments by one. (Partial text courtesy of

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. Armament: 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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Utah1.58kThree photo PDF of Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, right, is joined by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert following the announcement of the nuclear-powered submarine Utah (SSN-801) at the Utah Capitol on 19 January 2016.U.S. Navy photos # 160119-N-LV331-001 & 2 & 3 courtesy of
Utah830k Mini Utah (SSN-801) in the Freedom Festival Grand Parade at Provo Utah, 4 July 2018.Photo courtesy of
398kApprentice Darek Dabbs welds on the sail of Virginia-class submarine Utah (SSN-801), November 2020.Photo # 6-DCS20-259-8 by Matt Hildreth courtesy of
1.39kTwo Virginia-class submarine units – the bow dome for Massachusetts (SSN-798) and a unit for Utah (SSN-801) – await further construction outside of the Supplemental Modular Outfitting Facility, June 2021. Photo 2DCS21-135-41 by Ashley Cowan courtesy of

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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
Making a Submarine - General Dynamics
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