New AIP Technology Heads to Sea

June 2003
Sea Power;Jun2003, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p43
Features the use of cell-fuel air-independent propulsion system for the submarine of the German Navy. Significance of the hydrogen fuel cell; Release of a global positioning system; Plan to arm the class of submarines with the Tomahawk.


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