It was the country's worst nuclear submarine disaster when Thresher did not surface while conducting deep dive exercises.
U.S. ships leaving the East Coast must now consider the Atlantic Ocean a contested battlespace, a Navy three-star said.
The debut deployment aboard long-range submarines, known as boomers, is a landmark in U.S. nuclear weapons policy.
The move brings back into service the hallowed ship names 78 years after both were badly damaged on Dec. 7, 1941.
Viktor Leonov also has been spotted sailing off the coast of South Carolina in recent days.
Lauren Bruner, mong the last sailors rescued from the Arizona, died in September at age 98.
A recent report questioned whether the Navy had accurately assessed strains of the workload on the industrial base.
The submarines included in the latest contract are to be delivered to the Navy between 2025 and 2029.
Four of the funded military construction contracts for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard are now under contact and ready to go.
A team of ocean explorers confirmed that the USS Grayback was discovered about 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa in June.
The open letter, published Thursday morning by National Security Leaders for Biden, contains 489 names.
Families of those lost in the USS Thresher tragedy are finally getting a look at hundreds of documents about the accident.
The campaign of President Donald Trump released a letter from 235 retired senior officers backing his re-election.
The America Class amphibious assault ship was virtually commissioned July 15 at its shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.
Three Marines and a sailor have been bitten by a coyote on the loose at Camp Lejeune.