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First Enlisted Women to Serve on Submarines Announced

By Rear Admiral Chas Richard Commander, Submarine Group Ten; Enlisted Women in Submarines Task Force Commander History continues to be made in the submarine force as the first enlisted female Sailors to serve on submarines have been selected.  NAVADMIN 142/15 lists the 38 Chiefs and Petty Officers selected to report …

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The Continuing Role of Strategic Deterrence and How the United States Navy Meets the Demands

By VADM Terry Benedict, Director Strategic Systems Programs and RADM Dave Johnson, Program Executive Officer, Submarines Fifty-four years ago this week,  USS George Washington (SSBN-598) made history when it successfully launched two Polaris A1 missiles off Cape Canaveral, bringing to fruition a remarkable research and development effort composed of Navy and industry …

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Ohio Replacement Class SSBNs an Essential Investment

By Rear Adm. Barry L. Bruner Director, Undersea Warfare Division (N97) As our nation debates future defense spending, a healthy dialogue concerning future capabilities, size and value of the nation’s nuclear weapons and the Navy’s ballistic missile submarine force continues to grow. As long as nuclear weapons remain in the hands …

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Meet SSN 785 – The Navy’s 12th Virginia-Class Submarine

The keel for John Warner (SSN 785) will be laid March 16 at 11 a.m. EDT. Although John Warner is already under construction, the keel laying is the symbolic beginning of a ship’s construction. You can watch this ceremony live at www.livestream.com/usnavy.  This blog will help you prepare for the …

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Ohio Replacement Class – a Collaborative Effort

In his previous blog concerning the Ohio Replacement program, Rear Adm. Barry Bruner, Director of Undersea Warfare, discussed the need for continued sea-based deterrence, how the Ohio Replacement SSBN will meet this need, how we are going to build an Ohio Replacement at the most responsible cost, and the basis …

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#WARFIGHTING – The Submarine Community

October is #Warfighting month focusing on Navy Warfighters, a fast and flexible force deployed worldwide to preserve peace, protect commerce, and deter aggression on, above, and below the sea. This is another in a series of blogs highlighting different enlisted ratings found in your Navy. Here we take at jobs …

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