USS New Mexico Commissioning
March 27, 2010
The commissioning ceremony video is available to watch here
Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779) was commissioned on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 11 am at Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, VA.
New Mexico has now joined the other five subs of its class as flexible, multi-mission platforms designed to carry out the seven core competencies of the Submarine Force: anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; special operations forces; strike; irregular warfare; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; and mine warfare.
Mar. 27, 2010 - Submarine New Mexico Joins the Fleet to "Defend Our Land"
Mar. 26, 2010 - Navy Prepares to Commission Submarine New Mexico
Mar. 25, 2010 - Submarine New Mexico Highlights
Mar. 24, 2010 - Submarine New Mexico Commissioning Streamed Live Online
Mar. 23, 2010 - Submarine New Mexico Honors Sailors, Prepares to Join Fleet
Commissioning Photo Gallery available here
View USS New Mexico page here