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Thursday, February 05, 2015

Submarine John Warner (SSN 785) Coming to Life at Newport News Shipbuilding

Sailors Prepare First Meal on John WarnerHuntington Ingalls Industries reached another milestone in the life of the company's newest Virginia-class submarine, John Warner (SSN 785), on Monday as the crew began moving aboard and ate its first meal prepared in the ship's galley.

The submarine, named after former Senator John Warner, is in the final stages of construction and testing at HII's Newport News Shipbuilding division.

"The in-service milestone is an important event in the life of the submarine John Warner," said Cmdr. Dan Caldwell, the submarine's prospective commanding officer.

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