Pacific Submarine Force participates in Exercise Agile Dagger 21

June 3, 2021 – Multiple submarines departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to participate in Exercise Agile Dagger 2021 (AD21), June 3. AD21 is a training exercise, with one-third of the Pacific Submarine Force getting underway, to assess warfighting readiness and build capacity for the joint force. As part of the exercise, submarines from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Bremerton, Washington; and San…

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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard completes USS Columbia availability

May 18, 2021 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) completed all planned maintenance and modernization work on USS Columbia (SSN 771) May 17, delivering the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine back to the fleet. “With challenges to overcome during the availability, seeing her return from successful sea trials and achieving certification shows the results of…

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HII to Build First Two Columbia-Class Submarine Modules

November 23, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of construction on the first two Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines The contract modification, valued at approximately $2.2 billion, provides continued design support efforts, as well as the construction and delivery of six…

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Navy Starting Construction on Columbia Class

November 5, 2020 – Navy awarding $9.5 billion to General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) Corporation to construct and test the lead and second ships of the COLUMBIA Class, SSBN 826 and SSBN 827. “I applaud the efforts of the Navy and industry team who worked aggressively on this contract,” said James Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for research development…

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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMF successfully undocks USS Columbia (SSN 771)

August 20, 2020 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) successfully undocked Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Columbia (SSN 771) July 16, 2020. The undocking was a major milestone in completing the submarine’s engineered overhaul (EOH) availability. To achieve this milestone, the project team, ship’s force, and shipyard docking team collaborated to complete all required…

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