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USS Jefferson City Heads for Six-Month Deployment

first_img View post tag: City USS Jefferson City Heads for Six-Month Deployment Training & Education View post tag: Naval USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) departed Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment, April 9. Share this article Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Jefferson City Heads for Six-Month Deployment View post tag: Deployment View post tag: Six-monthcenter_img The Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine’s deployment is in support of the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy. Jefferson City’s missions will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions for regional stability. The deployment is part of an on-going rotation of deployed forces to support maritime security operations and operations in international waters around the globe, working with other coalition maritime forces. During the past few months, Jefferson City has conducted several training exercises off the coast of California and is fully prepared to deploy.Jefferson City was commissioned Feb. 29, 1992. Measuring more than 360 feet long and displacing more than 6,900 tons, Jefferson City has a crew of approximately 140 Sailors. Jefferson City is capable of supporting various missions, including anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface ship warfare, strike, surveillance, and reconnaissance. She is one of six Los Angeles-class submarines homeported in San Diego and is commanded by Lt. Cmdr. John Croghan.[mappress]Press Release, April 10, 2014; Image: US Navy View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Jefferson April 10, 2014 View post tag: US View post tag: headslast_img read more