Norfolk Naval Shipyard Returns USS Pasadena to the Fleet

USS Pasadena (SSN 752) returned to the fleet Oct. 31 following successful completion of its Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY). The Los Angeles-class submarine spent just over a year at NNSY to replace, repair and overhaul components throughout the boat, as the shipyard’s first DSRA in a decade. Pasadena served as NNSY’s pilot project leveraging…

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USS New Hampshire Refit Completed Early and Under Budget

Thanks to collaborative teaming between Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), innovative repairs were recently completed on USS New Hampshire (SSN 778), saving more than 60 days and an estimated $3 million. Repairs were performed on main ballast tank vent valves essential to conducting operations for the…

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Undocks USS Pasadena

USS Pasadena (SSN 752) project team’s commitment to “get real, get better” through several improvement initiatives directly contributed to undocking June 26 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY). The Los Angeles-class submarine has been at NNSY since September 2020 for a Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) to replace, repair and overhaul components throughout the boat, as the shipyard’s first DSRA in…

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USS Toledo (SSN 769) arrives at Norfolk Naval Shipyard for Engineered Overhaul

January 29, 2021 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) welcomed the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) Jan. 21 for an Engineered Overhaul. Approximately 437,000 workdays are required to replace, repair and overhaul components throughout the boat. This will mark NNSY’s third Engineering Overhaul and first in several years, following USS Newport News (SSN 750) and USS Albany (SSN 753).…

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USS Alabama (BB 60) Float Undergoes Extensive Renovation

December 16, 2020 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) is currently working on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), USS Pasadena (SSN 752), USS San Francisco (SSN 711) and USS Alabama (BB 60). Wait! USS Alabama? NNSY was one of the industry players to help build up America’s seagoing strength by constructing 30 major vessels…

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Aircraft Carrier Truman Achieves Series of Historic Milestones

November 24, 2020 – Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) recently reached the midpoint of the first Extended Carrier Incremental Availability (ECIA) conducted at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. This milestone was accompanied by a successful startup of Truman’s propulsion plant, the first time a crew has performed this evolution at the midpoint of a maintenance availability. The pioneering…

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard on Schedule with USS Pasadena Drydocking

November 19, 2020 – In this challenging pandemic, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) rose to the challenge of completing its mission to fix ships and get them back to the fleet. In the most recent development of creative solutions to meet this challenge, Temporary Services (Code 990) personnel, took it upon themselves to support the unprecedented and start the dry dock…

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MTS San Francisco Undocks During Conversion

October 6, 2020 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) successfully undocked the former USS San Francisco (SSN 711) Oct 5. The boat has been at the shipyard since 2017, undergoing conversion to a moored training ship for use by both officers and Sailors undergoing training at the Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) in Charleston, South Carolina. La Jolla (MTS 701) completed…

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NNSY Team Develops and Installs Yagi Passive Antenna System on the USS San Francisco (SSN 711)

September 1, 2020 – Communication is key during an emergency situation. Emergency responders rely on their tools to keep an open line between one another from the pier or drydock to the inner workings of the vessels stationed at the waterfront, allowing information to be relayed as the situation continues to develop. To ensure a strong radio frequency signal was…

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