USS Mississippi (SSN 782)

Submarine Squadron 1

Pearl Harbor, HI
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USS Mississippi (SSN 782) is a Virginia-class attack submarine. Mississippi's keel was laid down on June 9, 2010 and was christened on Dec. 3, 2011 at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton, Connecticut. The submarine was commissioned at a ceremony on June 2, 2012 in Pascagoula, Mississippi

The Virginia-class, also known as the VA-class or 774-class, is a class of nuclear-powered fast attack submarines in service with the U.S. Navy. The submarines are designed for a broad spectrum of open-ocean and littoral missions. They were conceived as a less expensive alternative to the Seawolf-class attack submarines, designed during the Cold War era, and are replacing older Los Angeles-class submarines.