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USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (SSN-708)

USS Minneapolis-St. Paul is US Navy Los Angeles class submarine and was built by Electric Boat. The keel was laid on January 20, 1981 and the ship was launched over two years later on March 19, 1983. The ship was commissioned on March 10, 1984.

SSN-708 took part in Operation Desert Shield and the Gulf War and was the first submarine to carry Tomahawk missiles specifically designated for use in strikes against Iraq during the Gulf War.

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