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Navy to Name Guided-Missile Frigate as USS Congress; Kenneth Braithwaite Quoted

U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has announced its intent to name its second Constellation-class guided missile frigate as USS Congress. FFG 63 will be the seventh vessel to carry the name Congress following ID-3698. The first Congress vessel is one of the six original frigates built and authorized by the Navy under the Naval Act of 1794.

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Navy Names Virginia-Class Attack Submarines as USS Tang, USS Wahoo; Kenneth Braithwaite Quoted

Kenneth Braithwaite

Kenneth Braithwaite, secretary of the U.S. Navy, has announced that the service branch will name two of its future attack submarines as USS Tang and USS Wahoo. The Virginia-class SSN 805 and SSN 806 submarines represent the third time that U.S. Navy submarines will carry the names Tang and Wahoo.

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Navy Unveils Names for Virginia-Class Vessel, Guided Missile Destroyer; Kenneth Braithwaite Quoted

Kenneth Braithwaite

The U.S. Navy will designate a future Virginia-class submarine and guided missile destroyer as USS Barb (SSN 804) and USS John F. Lehman (DDG 137). USS Barb is the third submarine to bear the moniker while USS John F. Lehman will be named in honor of the Navy's 65th secretary, the service branch said Tuesday.

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Navy Unveils Name of First Guided Missile Frigate; Kenneth Braithwaite Quoted

USS Constellation

The U.S. Navy has named the first guided missile frigate in the service branch's FFG(X) program as USS Constellation. Designated as FFG 62, the vessel is meant to support the National Defense Strategy by providing the military service with a multimission capability to carry out a range of military operations.

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Gregory Slavonic Named Acting Undersecretary of the U.S. Navy

Gregory Slavonic

Gregory Slavonic, assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy for manpower and reserve affairs, has been appointed the military branch's undersecretary on an acting basis. He will function as a chief operating officer, a chief management officer and an assistant under the secretary of the Navy, the service branch said Friday.

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