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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U.S. Navy Attack Submarines Fact File
Thursday May 7th, 2020

The United States Submarine Force relies on its technological superiority and the speed, endurance, mobility, stealth and payload afforded by nuclear power to retain its preeminence in the undersea battlespace.

The U.S. Navy Signs Up for 9 New Nuclear Submarines
Wednesday May 6th, 2020

These nine submarines, eight of which will be new Block V Virginia-class submarines, is the Navy's largest warship building deal ever.

USS UTAH Keel Laying Ceremony Scheduled for September 1, 2021
September 1, 2021

Keel laying ceremony for PCU801 UTAH to be held on September 1, 2021 General Dynamics Electric Boat Grotion facility.

All Events Have Been Postponed
June 1, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all USS Utah Commissioning Committee events have been postponed.