U.S. Navy May Speed Program To Pack More Tomahawks On Submarines

Credit: Tomahawks: USN
The U.S. Navy is studying whether it is feasible to accelerate its program for boosting Virginia-class submarines’ ability to strike. The Virginia Payload Module program reconfigures ships to hold up to 40 Tomahawk cruise missiles. The Navy’s fiscal 2016 budget request calls for $135 million for...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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