SSN 794
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The Montana (SSN 794) is the 21st Virginia-class attack submarine and the second United States Navy ship named for the State of Montana. The contract to build her was awarded to Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding in April 2012 and construction began in May 2015.

May 16, 2018 The keel was laid down for the future USS Montana during a ceremony at Newport News shipyard.

September 12, 2020 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Montana was christened during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia. Ms. Sarah M. R. Jewell, the former Secretary of the United States Department of Interior, served as sponsor of the ship. Cmdr. Michael F. Delaney is the prospective commanding officer.

October 5, The Montana was slowly and meticulously moved from the Module Outfitting Facility (MOF) Bay #1 to a floating dry-dock on Newport News shipyard.