U.S. Navy Eyes Ballistic Missile Submarine Improvements
Michael FabeyFebruary 16, 2011
The U.S. Navy sees its SSBN(X) ballistic missile submarine replacement fleet basically as an improved model of the current SSBN boats leveraging Virginia-class sub advancements and refined construction methods. “The initial plan is for 16 tubes, a new-design reactor plant, [and] similar antennas and...
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