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USS WASHINGTON SSN-787 Virginia Class Nuclear Powered Submarine Military Patch

USS WASHINGTON SSN 787
Virginia Class Attack Submarine
"Preserving Peace Prepared for War"
Military Patch

USS Washington (SSN-787) will be a Virginia-class submarine. The contract to build her was awarded to Huntington Ingalls Industries in partnership with the Electric Boat division of General Dynamics in Newport News, Virginia on 22 December 2008. This ship is the fourth of the Block III subs which will feature a revised bow, including some technology from Ohio-class SSGNs. Construction began on 2 September 2011 at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia. On 13 April 2012, Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, announced SSN-787 will be named after the State of Washington which was celebrated during a naming ceremony in Seattle on 7 February 2013.[ 

 

 

 


SIZE:    Approx:  4 1/2"  x   4 3/4"

 

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