The most lethal weapon in history delivered to U.S. Navy

The commissioning ceremony for the most “lethal” weapon in history was held at Norfolk Naval Station (facebook/U.S John Warner)

The commissioning ceremony for the most “lethal” weapon in history has been held at Norfolk Naval Station, in the United States. And the attack submarine named after former U.S. Sen. John Warner was delivered to the U.S Navy more than two months ahead of schedule.

The submarine has enhanced stealth, sophisticated surveillance capabilities and special warfare enhancements. Weighing at 7,800 tons, it is 103 meters high and cost $2 billion to build, with hi-tech war-fighting controls.

 

 

Construction of the submarine began in 2010. It completed its initial sea trials, which test the submarine’s systems, components and compartments, in May.

The submarine honors Warner’s years of service in the Navy and Marine Corps. Warner served as secretary of the Navy before entering politics in 1978. He retired in 2009 after serving 30 years in the U.S. Senate.

 

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