U.S. Navy submarine fleet admirals are continuing the clarion call for the proposed replacement of aging Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines (SSBN), touting the intended vessel advancements and emphasizing the need for the ships to meet the nation’s strategic nuclear plans. Speaking at the 2012 Naval Submarine League Symposium Oct. 17, the admirals made it clear the proposed replacement fleet would be newly designed boats — not simply upgraded Ohio-class vessels – that would leverage ...


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