Saturday, June 27, 2015

Navy gets its sub ahead of schedule

The John Warner, prior to her chistening. Photo by John Whalen, courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 26 (UPI) -- The 12th Virginia-class submarine for the U.S. Navy has been delivered ahead of schedule by Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding.
The John Warner is the eighth Virginia-class Block III ship and the sixth to be constructed by the company. It is named after John Warner, a former U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy. 

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