USS ILLINOIS Commissioning on October 29, 2016

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Construction Update

Illinois Flags
  • Section 7-8 Hull Butt completed
  • Bow arrived in Groton
  • Section 2B-5 arrived in Groton
  • All sections in Groton!
  • Weapons Mod End Loaded
  • CCSM Mod End Loaded
  • Bow and 2B-5 currently being welded
  • Pressure Hull complete ECD end of 2014
  • 2015 Highlights will include
    • Land Based Steaming
    • Float Off
    • Christening
    • Sea Trials
    • Delivery