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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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USS Indiana (SSN 789) Commissioning Ceremony

USS Indiana Commissioning

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Sept. 29 commissioning of the Navy’s newest fast attack submarine, USS Indiana (SSN 789). The principal speaker will be U.S. Representative Jim Banks from Indiana. Diane Donald, wife of retired Adm. Kirkland Donald, director of Naval Nuclear Propulsion from 2004 to 2012, serving …

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USS Indiana (SSN 789) Commissioning

The official crest of the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789). (U.S. Navy graphic/Released)

The newest Virginia-class attack submarine, USS Indiana (SSN 789), will be commissioned at Port Canaveral, Florida, Sept. 29, 2018. It will be the 16th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the fleet. As the most modern and sophisticated attack submarine in the world, the submarine can operate in both littoral and …

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Future USS Indiana (SSN 789) Christening Ceremony

PCU Indiana (SSN 789)’s sponsor Diane Donald christens the U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia-class fast attack submarine during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Newport News, Virginia, April 29, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Ashley Major courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the christening of our newest Virginia-class fast attack submarine, the future USS Indiana (SSN 789). The ceremony is scheduled for April 29 at 11 a.m. EDT at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. Vice President Mike Pence, who previously served as the 50th …

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