Can diesel-electric boats evade Virginia-class subs?
An official U.S. military organization has voiced a concern that many naval experts have had for some time: whether the Navyâ€™s Virginia-class submarine, the nationâ€™s centerpiece undersea warfare weapon, can perform one of its main missionsâ€”finding, tracking and defeating enemy diesel-electric subs. In its annual report on select major Defense Department programs released earlier this year, the Pentagon Director of Operational Testing and Evaluation (DOTE) questioned how effective ...
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