Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) departed Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment, April 9.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.
26 August 2013.This exercise between Crete & Cyprus intended to train crews to share expertise. Based on realistic scenario, French Aconite frigates USS Gravely & USS Barry (Arleigh Burke-type frigates) coordinated to gather information on surface threat & implement appropriate response. Allied visit also made to get closer to understanding the threat. Team led boat raid on board vessel identified as suspicious & launched investigation & search for evidence.
On June 9,Russian Typhoon class SSBN "Dmitri Donskoi" left iport for mission at sea.Moored in harbour,were 2 others of same class.Typhoon class SSBNs (Soviet code: 941 Akula) largest submarines of former Soviet Union,also largest in world.6 built in total,but after collapse of Soviet Union,3 dismantled.In future,Russian Navy will replace them with "Borei" class for its strategic nuclear deterrence forces.