The naval forces of the United States received nuclear submarine worth $ 2.7 billion

Военно-морские силы США получили атомную подлодку стоимостью 2,7 млрд. долл

The naval forces of the USA received a new nuclear submarine, funded by the first lady of the United States. Reported by the Associated Press.

The submarine was built five and a half years, the cost was 2.7 billion dollars. The submarine called USS Illinois in honor of the home state of Michelle Obama. It is noted that it will take part in the life of the submarine and will help sailors and their families.

The boat will be put into operation 29 October, then the boat will officially give the name.

Submarine USS Illinois will be the 13th of the Virginia class in the U.S. Navy. In order to build it, it took more than a thousand employees of the shipyard in Connecticut, Rhode island and Virginia, and companies in the supply of submarines throughout the country.