USS Santa Fe Takes a Rest in Singapore

Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) arrived in Singapore June 18 for a visit as a part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.

With a crew of approximately 150, Santa Fe will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the endurance and flexibility of the submarine fleet.

Santa Fe brings a full gamut of mission capability, expanding the 7th Fleet commander’s ability to respond to a wide range of situations.

Measuring more than 360 feet long and weighing more than 6,000 tons when submerged, Santa Fe is one of the stealthiest submarines in the world. Commissioned Jan. 8, 1994, Santa Fe is the 52nd ship of the Los Angeles class and is based out of Pearl Harbor.

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