Introducing the USS Iowa SSN 797
The USS IOWA SSN 797 is a soon-to-be-commissioned nuclear submarine for the U.S. Navy. Learn how you can support the crew, the christening, and ultimately the commissioning of the submarine that will carry IOWA's name through the next 3 decades + of service.
Iowa's Newest Namesake Submarine - a Virginia class Submarine
This vessel will be the fourth U.S. NAVY ship named after the State of Iowa, however with the 3 prior being battleships, the first submarine to bear the state's name. When commissioned, SSN 797 will also be the first attack class submarine built specifically to accommodate both male and female service members onboard.