Okinawa Welcomes USS Hampton

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Okinawa Welcomes USS Hampton Okinawa Welcomes USS Hampton View post tag: activities Share this article Authorities View post tag: Okinawa View post tag: Navy View post tag: fleet View post tag: asia View post tag: News by topic View post tag: USS Hampton The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) arrived at Fleet Activities Okinawa May 7, for a port visit during its deployment to the Western Pacific.With a crew of approximately 150, Hampton will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet.Hampton is one of the newest Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarines that has been upgraded and maintained throughout its lifetime to remain one of the Navy’s workhorses. Hampton is an impressive display of technology and a defender of the world’s oceans.Measuring more than 360 feet long and displacing more than 6,900 tons when submerged, Hampton is capable of supporting a multitude of missions, including anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface ship warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and strike warfare.[mappress mapid=”15925″]Image: US Navy May 11, 2015last_img read more