Norfolk Naval Shipyard undocks USS Wyoming

November 7, 2019 – USS Wyoming (SSBN-742) successfully undocked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Nov. 6, a key milestone in the boat’s Engineered Refueling Overhaul (ERO). “Wyoming is now one step closer to completing its Engineered Refueling Overhaul and providing superior warfighting capability back to the Fleet,” said Shipyard Commander Captain Kai Torkelson. “This is a critical piece in the country’s nuclear deterrence strategy, as Wyoming and the other Ohio-class submarines make up one leg of the nuclear triad. Thank you to everyone who has been contributing to this critical…

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USS Wyoming Arrives at NNSY for an Engineered Refueling Overhaul

USS Wyoming (SSBN-742) arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Jan. 9 for its 27-month Engineered Refueling Overhaul (ERO). As a critical piece in the country’s nuclear deterrence strategy, the submarine will be refueled and upgraded during this major availability. In a first for NNSY, Enlisted Women at Sea ship alterations will be performed onboard, modifying the layout of berthing areas. For the other work, the availability is highly similar to the shipyard’s ERO currently being conducted on USS Rhode Island (SSBN-740), allowing the Wyoming project to leverage off record-setting successes…

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