Thursday, March 10, 2011

Precommissioning Unit Minnesota - Coming June 2013!

The third USS Minnesota (SSN-783) will be the 10th of a projected 30 Virginia-class submarines. She will be the third United States Navy ship named for the state of Minnesota. The contract to build her was awarded to the Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia on 14 August 2003.
Her name was announced on 15 July 2008. Construction of Minnesota began in February, 2008.

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