TITLE

Ohio-class SSGNs: Experimental Test Beds for Future Attack Subs

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Sea Power;Aug2003, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the U.S. Navy's new submarine platform, the Ohio-class guided-missile nuclear-powered submarine (SSGN). Key features and specifications; Dual role to be performed by the SSGN for the service's submarine fleet; Implications on U.S. defense policy.
ACCESSION #
10480003

 

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