USS MONTANA Commissioning – Potential COVID-Related Requirements (posted 4/6/22)

The USS Montana Committee wants to let those planning to attend the official U.S. Navy commissioning ceremony for the USS MONTANA on June 25 that some COVID-related requirements could be in effect. We understand that the principal requirement for those attending last weekend’s commissioning commemoration for the USS DELAWARE was evidence of vaccination accompanied by a photo ID. (A photo … Read More

MONTANA is Delivered to the Navy – and Commissioning Date is Set! (posted 3/14/22)

Today Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding announced that it has delivered the future USS MONTANA to the U.S. Navy! The commanding officer of the MONTANA, Commander Jon Quimby, commented to the USS Montana Committee late today that the delivery and the corresponding acceptance of SSN 794 by the Navy together represent a major milestone toward commissioning of the submarine … Read More

MONTANA at Sea (posted 2/7/22)

The future USS MONTANA has gone to sea for the first time! As this report is posted, SSN 794 is underway in the Atlantic Ocean for sea trials that began last week. We’re very pleased and proud to have a powerful video look at the MONTANA in her first, or Alpha, sea trials phase. Provided by Huntington Ingalls Industries, the … Read More