Get a Load of the U.S. Navy’s Newest Nuclear Submarine


When we think about technological improvements in the U.S. Armed Forces, it’s often aircraft and carriers that come first to mind. But it’s the Navy that’s about to unleash a new piece of weaponry into international waters.

Get a load of the Virginia class, the U.S. Navy’s next generation of subs.

VIRGINIA-CLASS WASHINGTON

A look at the transportation of a piece of the SSN 787, the Virginia-class submarine Washington.

The contract had been awarded on December 22, 2008, to Huntington Ingalls Industries in partnership with the Electric Boat division of aerospace and defense corporation General Dynamics.

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