About The USS Utah

SSN Primary Missions

  • To seek and destroy enemy submarines and surface ships
  • Project power ashore with Tomahawk cruise missiles and Special Operations forces, Carry out Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance missions
  • Support carrier battle group operations; and engage in naval mine warfare.

Virginia class submarines are named after states. Formerly, battleships of the US Navy were named after states (USS Utah BB-31, sunk during 1941 Pearl Harbor Attack).

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