USS Maine Celebrates Birthday with Return to Service

May 13, 2020 – The gold crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Maine (SSBN 741) officially returned the boat to strategic service, when they recently deployed on their first patrol in more than three years. 2020 marks USS Maine’s 25th anniversary since commissioning and it is also the state of Maine’s bicentennial. “As Governor of the great State of…

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USS Ronald Reagan Refit Completed

May 7, 2020 – Overcoming the challenges of meeting the mission during the COVID-19 global pandemic, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility successfully completed a maintenance availability for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in Yokosuka, Japan May 6. The selected restricted availability required over 98,000 man-hours and five months to complete. The project team included team members and…

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USS Carl Vinson Completes F-35C Drydocking in Bremerton

April 6, 2020 – USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed Dry Dock 6 today, after spending 14 months undergoing a Docking Planned Incremental Availability period at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility. The yard period is a precursor to being the first carrier to embark the F-35C. While every availability poses challenges to the PSNS & IMF team,…

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PSNS & IMF Partners with DLA Disposition Services to streamline submarine component disposal

March 9, 2020 – Stewardship and responsible handling of Department of Defense assets is a long-standing priority for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility. Disposition and recycling of materials has evolved significantly in the shipyard’s 129-year history. Most recently, through collaborative efforts between PSNS & IMF and Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services, submarine recycling and shipyard disposal efforts…

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