USS INDIANA
SSN 789
  
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The Indiana (SSN 789) is the 16th Virginia-class attack submarine and the third United States Navy ship named for the State of Indiana. The contract to build her was awarded to Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding on December 22, 2008; The ship was named on June 22, 2012 and construction began in September 2012.

May 16, 2015 The keel was laid down for the SSN 789 during a ceremony at Newport News shipyard.

April 29, 2017 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Indiana was christened during an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony at the Module Outfitting Facility (MOF) Bay #1E on Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia. Mrs. Diane Donald, the wife of Adm. Kirkland H. Donald (Ret.), served as sponsor of the ship. Cmdr. Jesse J. Zimbauer is the prospective commanding officer.